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

A 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 ...

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

Many 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 ...

Lack of funds threatens malaria progress: WHO - Medical Xpress

Global 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 ...

Fight Against Malaria Hampered by Flatlining Funds - Newsweek ME

Genetically 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 ...

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

13 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 ...

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

Malaria 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.

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

Access 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).