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Improvements In Malaria Control Evident In Africa But Global Efforts Still Lacking, Says WHO Report - Tech Times;

Improvements In Malaria Control Evident In Africa But Global Efforts Still Lacking, Says WHO Report - Tech Times

Tech TimesImprovements In Malaria Control Evident In Africa But Global Efforts Still Lacking, Says WHO ReportTech TimesIt is revealed in the World Malaria Report 2016 released on Dec. 13 that there is great progress in malarial intervention and control in sub-Saharan Africa. However, there is a shortfall in malaria control measures in many African countries, which are ...and more »

Sub-Saharan Africa home to 90 percent of world's malaria - eNCA;

Sub-Saharan Africa home to 90 percent of world's malaria - eNCA

eNCASub-Saharan Africa home to 90 percent of world's malariaeNCAFile: Across sub-Saharan Africa, a steep increase in diagnostic testing for children and preventive treatment for pregnant women has been reported over the past five years. Photo: EPA/Stephen Morrison. JOHANNESBURG – Despite major progress in the ...and more »

Malaria killed 429000, infected 212 million in 2015, says WHO - Guardian;

Malaria killed 429000, infected 212 million in 2015, says WHO - Guardian

GuardianMalaria killed 429000, infected 212 million in 2015, says WHOGuardianThe World Health Organisation (WHO) yesterday said malaria killed 429,000 and infected 212 million people in 2015. It noted that millions of Africans still lack tools to prevent and treat the ailment. In its World Malaria Report 2016 released yesterday ...and more »

Pakistan among contributors to 81% P vivax malaria deaths last year: WHO - Daily Times;

Pakistan among contributors to 81% P vivax malaria deaths last year: WHO - Daily Times

Daily TimesPakistan among contributors to 81% P vivax malaria deaths last year: WHODaily TimesKARACHI: Pakistan is among the four countries that has accounted 81 per cent of estimated deaths globally due to P. vivax malaria during year 2015, a latest World Health Organization (WHO) report reveals. Besides Pakistan, Ethiopia, India and Indonesia ...and more »

WHO marks malaria progress but worries about flat funding - CIDRAP;

WHO marks malaria progress but worries about flat funding - CIDRAP

CIDRAPWHO marks malaria progress but worries about flat fundingCIDRAPThough much progress has been made connecting people in malaria-endemic countries with key disease control interventions, significant gaps remain in some regions, with stagnant global funding that could slow progress on driving down the disease threat, ...and more »

'War against malaria far from over' - The Hindu;

'War against malaria far from over' - The Hindu

The Hindu'War against malaria far from over'The HinduThe global fight against malaria is in “urgent need” of more funding, said the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday while releasing the latest World Malaria Report. According to the report, there were 212 million new cases of malaria and 4,29,000 ...and more »

WHO: Malaria control has improved for world's most vulnerable - Humanosphere;

WHO: Malaria control has improved for world's most vulnerable - Humanosphere

HumanosphereWHO: Malaria control has improved for world's most vulnerableHumanosphereA mother and child recover from malaria in a hospital in Burundi. (United Nations Development Programme/Flickr). The populations most vulnerable to malaria – pregnant women and children in sub-Saharan Africa – have seen markedly greater access to ...and more »

Malaria remains acute public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa – UN report - UN News Centre;

Malaria remains acute public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa – UN report - UN News Centre

UN News CentreMalaria remains acute public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa – UN reportUN News CentreA home-based caregiver in a village near Kayar, Senegal, provides basic healthcare services, including malaria treatment for patients living in areas where there are no healthcare facilities. Photo: The Global Fund/Nana Kofi Acquah. Tweet ...and more »

Global Malaria Crisis Persists Despite Improvements in Health Care - WHO - Sputnik International;

Global Malaria Crisis Persists Despite Improvements in Health Care - WHO - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalGlobal Malaria Crisis Persists Despite Improvements in Health Care - WHOSputnik InternationalMany countries in Africa and globally suffer from cases of malaria despite some developments in health care, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Lab mice. © Sputnik/ Pavel Lisitsyn. Tests on Mice Help Scientists Find Simple Treatment for ...and more »

Lack of funds threatens malaria progress: WHO - Medical Xpress;

Lack of funds threatens malaria progress: WHO - Medical Xpress

Medical XpressLack of funds threatens malaria progress: WHOMedical XpressGlobal progress on controlling malaria risks stalling due to an "urgent need" for more funding, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned in its annual report on Tuesday. Overall, the number of new cases fell by 21 percent between 2010 and 2015, and ...and more »

Fight Against Malaria Hampered by Flatlining Funds - Newsweek ME;

Fight Against Malaria Hampered by Flatlining Funds - Newsweek ME

Newsweek MEFight Against Malaria Hampered by Flatlining FundsNewsweek MEGenetically modified male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are pictured at Oxitec factory in Piracicaba, Brazil, October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker. By Kate Kelland. LONDON, Dec 13 – Funding shortfalls and fragile health systems are undermining ...and more »

The world could wipe out malaria. A new report shows why that isn't happening - Los Angeles Times;

The world could wipe out malaria. A new report shows why that isn't happening - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe world could wipe out malaria. A new report shows why that isn't happeningLos Angeles TimesDespite progress toward preventing the spread of malaria, the world is moving too slowly toward elimination of the disease, which still claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. On the positive side ...and more »

Malaria control improves for vulnerable in Africa, but global progress off-track - World Health Organization

Malaria control improves for vulnerable in Africa, but global progress off-trackWorld Health Organization13 December 2016 | GENEVA - WHO's World Malaria Report 2016 reveals that children and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa have greater access to effective malaria control. Across the region, a steep increase in diagnostic testing for children and ...and more »

Sub-Saharan Africa Ranked High In Global Malaria Burden - News Ghana;

Sub-Saharan Africa Ranked High In Global Malaria Burden - News Ghana

News GhanaSub-Saharan Africa Ranked High In Global Malaria BurdenNews GhanaThe World Health Organization's (WHO) World Malaria Report 2016 reveals that children and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa have greater access to effective malaria control. World Health Organization. The report, which was made available to the ...and more »

What You Need to know about the Global Fight Against Malaria - UN Dispatch;

What You Need to know about the Global Fight Against Malaria - UN Dispatch

UN DispatchWhat You Need to know about the Global Fight Against MalariaUN DispatchMalaria is a quiet problem, killing children and pregnant women in 97 countries; children under five make up 70% of malaria deaths. Malaria's mosquito vector makes it difficult to eradicate, and pregnant women lack access to lifesaving protective drugs.and more »

What you need to know from the 2016 World Malaria Report - Devex;

What you need to know from the 2016 World Malaria Report - Devex

DevexWhat you need to know from the 2016 World Malaria ReportDevexGlobal access to key anti-malarial interventions has improved over the last year, but persistent gaps in coverage mean the burden of disease is still massive — at a time when funding to combat the parasitic disease has flatlined, according to the ...and more »

Fight against malaria hampered by flatlining funds: WHO - Fox News;

Fight against malaria hampered by flatlining funds: WHO - Fox News

Fox NewsFight against malaria hampered by flatlining funds: WHOFox NewsLONDON – Funding shortfalls and fragile health systems are undermining progress against malaria and could jeopardize efforts to reach globally agreed targets on the way to eventual elimination, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.and more »

African malaria elimination improving, but still short of targets - Bizcommunity.com

African malaria elimination improving, but still short of targetsBizcommunity.comAccess to core malaria-fighting tools has expanded rapidly for the world's most vulnerable populations: children and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa, says the World Malaria Report 2016, released by the World Health Organisation (WHO).and more »

Global funding to fight malaria is 'flat lining', says WHO - Public Finance International;

Global funding to fight malaria is 'flat lining', says WHO - Public Finance International

Public Finance InternationalGlobal funding to fight malaria is 'flat lining', says WHOPublic Finance International'Flat lining' funding levels are threatening global progress in ending the malaria epidemic and preventing deaths from the disease, the World Health Organisation has warned. Web_Mosquito_shutterstock_171286448.jpg. Mosquito. In its annual review of ...and more »

The world could wipe out malaria. A new report shows why that isn't happening - Raw Story;

The world could wipe out malaria. A new report shows why that isn't happening - Raw Story

Raw StoryThe world could wipe out malaria. A new report shows why that isn't happeningRaw StoryMalaria infected mosquitoes ready for dissection in the Sanaria Inc.'s manufacturing facility in Rockville, Maryland during vaccine production. [AFP]. Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Follow @rawstory. December 12, 2016. Ann M. Simmons Los Angeles ...and more »