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Africa: Additional Funding Urgently Needed As the Global Fund Runs Out of Covid-19 Funding

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
The Global Fund has disbursed close to $1 billion to support the COVID-19 response and mitigate the impact of the pandemic on HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria programs. The institution recently announced that it had fully deployed all the funds to 106 countries and...

Africa: Good Ventures, Through Open Philanthropy, Continues Support for Malaria Consortium’s Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Programme

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Malaria Consortium is delighted to receive continued support from Good Ventures, through Open Philanthropy, for its seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) programme. This support means Malaria Consortium is able to continue to contribute to closing gaps in coverage of SMC in eligible areas and plan...

New mutations in malaria parasite encourage resistance against key preventive drug

Researchers report that new mutations that enhance resistance to a drug used to prevent malaria in pregnant women and children are already common in countries fighting the disease.
In the ongoing arms race between humans and the parasite that causes malaria, researchers report that new mutations that enhance resistance to a drug...

Africa: Faith, Philanthropy, Community – How to Save Hundreds of Thousands from Malaria Amid Covid-19

Africa: Faith, Philanthropy, Community - How to Save Hundreds of Thousands from Malaria Amid Covid-19
Cape Town — The J.C. Flowers Foundation and Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (‘Friends’) are focusing attention on how faith leaders, philanthropists and community partners are uniting against the scourge of malaria, despite the disruptions of Covid-19. The two organizations...

Africa: Don’t Forget the Carnage of Malaria While World Focuses on Covid-19 Say Researchers, Health Prfessionals

Africa: Don't Forget the Carnage of Malaria While World Focuses on Covid-19 Say Researchers, Health Prfessionals
Johannesburg — Twenty-one countries have experienced three consecutive years of zero indigenous cases of malaria since 2000. Ten countries where malaria once raged have been certified free of malaria by the World Health Organisation (WHO). This is according to the latest World Malaria Report. which looks...

Africa: Countries Rise to the Double Challenge of Malaria and COVID-19, Yet Pandemic Looms Large Over a Malaria-Free Future

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Geneva — Africa avoids doubling of malaria deaths in 2020, however progress continues to flatline in high-burden countries South-East Asia makes great strides towards malaria elimination 10 countries across all continents reach zero malaria in the last five years Despite the unprecedented challenges...

Kriti Kharbanda down with intestinal sickness; requests that fans send clever images to brighten her up – News24Nation ►

Kriti Kharbanda down with malaria; asks fans to send funny memes to cheer her up - Times of India ►
Recently, Kriti Kharbanda took to her Instagram handle to uncover that she is down with jungle fever. The actress shared a selfie via online media to share an update about her wellbeing. She composed, ''Hi! This is my jungle fever wala face. State hello there...

Covid pandemic: UK to contaminate sound volunteers in immunization research preliminary

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UK analysts are planning to contaminate sound youthful volunteers with the infection that causes Covid-19, turning into the first to report intends to utilize the disputable method to consider the malady and possibly accelerate improvement of an antibody that could help end...

Africa: Invasive Mosquito Species Could Bring More Malaria to Africa’s Urban Areas

Africa: Invasive Mosquito Species Could Bring More Malaria to Africa's Urban Areas
A types of mosquito that can convey jungle fever - known as Anopheles stephensi - has attacked eastern Africa and is rapidly moving over the area. Moina Spooner, from The Conversation Africa, asked Jeremy Herren and Clifford Mutero to give experiences into why this...