Category Archives: Malaria

Tracking development assistance and government health expenditures for 35 malaria-eliminating countries: 1990–2017

by Rima Shretta, Brittany Zelman, Maxwell L. Birger et al. Malaria Journal, 2017 16:251 – Published: 27 July 2017 11 pp. 1.7 MB https://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s12936-017-1890-0? site=malariajournal.biomedcentral.com Since 2010, development assistance for health (DAH) for malaria has been declining for the 35 … Continue reading

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Informing new or improved vector control tools for reducing the malaria burden in Tanzania: a qualitative exploration of perceptions of mosquitoes and methods for their control among the residents of Dar es Salaam

by Christina Makungu, Stephania Stephen, Salome Kumburu et al. Malaria Journal, 2017 16:410 – Published: 11 October 2017 18 pp. 2.5 MB https://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12936-017-2056-9 The effectiveness of malaria prevention with long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying is limited by emerging … Continue reading

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Quantification of the association between malaria in pregnancy and stillbirth: a systematic review and meta-analysis

by Kerryn A Moore, Julie A Simpson, Michelle J L Scoullar et al. Lancet Glob Health 2017, Published: 26 September 2017 12 pp. 395 kB http://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/langlo/PIIS2214-109X(17)30340-6.pdf 2·6 million stillbirths occur annually worldwide. The association between malaria in pregnancy and stillbirth … Continue reading

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The End of HESP-News Briefing and RSS Feed

Dear colleagues, 20 years ago “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit” (GTZ) made use of the upcoming electronic communication by starting a Newsletter called “Health, Population, and Nutrition (HPN) – News & Notes” mainly for Information exchange between headquarters and its … Continue reading

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Supplement: Evaluating the Impact of Malaria Control Interventions in sub-Saharan Africa

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene – Volume 97, Issue 3_Suppl, 2017 All articles Open Access at: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals/14761645/97/3_Suppl The articles included in this supplement describe advances in how evaluations can be conducted in resource-poor settings and how links … Continue reading

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International survey to identify diagnostic needs to support malaria elimination: guiding the development of combination highly sensitive rapid diagnostic tests

by Ana Campillo, Jennifer Daily and Iveth J. González Malaria Journal,2017 16:385 – Published: 22 September 2017 9 pp. 1.0 MB https://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s12936-017-2037-z? site=malariajournal.biomedcentral.com In malaria elimination settings, the very low levels of transmission now being attained present challenges that demand … Continue reading

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Principles, practices and knowledge of clinicians when assessing febrile children: a qualitative study in Kenya

by Anneka M. Hooft, Kelsey Ripp, Bryson Ndenga et al. Malaria Journal, 2017 16:381 – Published: 20 September 2017 10 pp. 989 kB https://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/track/pdf/10.1186/s12936-017-2021-7? site=malariajournal.biomedcentral.com Clinicians in low resource settings in malaria endemic regions face many challenges in diagnosing and … Continue reading

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Failure to absorb Global Fund money: African constituencies sound the alarm

by Andrew Green Global Fund Observer, Issue 319, 6 September 2017 Read online at: http://www.aidspan.org/node/4325 Failure to absorb all of the funds allocated or disbursed is a problem in many grants, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Delegations representing Eastern and Southern … Continue reading

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The Global Fund Results Report 2017

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, 13 September 2017 52 pp. 2.9 MB https://www.theglobalfund.org/media/6773/corporate_2017resultsreport_report_en.pdf Programs supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have saved 22 million lives, according to a report released today. … Continue reading

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7th MIM Pan African Malaria Conference

April 15-20, 2018 – Dakar, Senegal http://www.mim2018.com/en/ The University Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) has the pleasure to organize the 7th Pan African Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM) in April 2018. Twenty years after the first MIM meeting, Dakar Senegal will … Continue reading

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