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US partnership moves Ghana closer to malaria elimination

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The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) in its 15th Annual Report demonstrated significant progress made between Ghana and the United States to fight malaria. A...
Malaria

Develop guidelines for disbursement of DACF for malaria-SEND-Ghana

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Mrs Harriet Nuamah Agyeman, Senior Programmes Officer at Send-Ghana, has said there should be guidelines on how the 0.5 per cent District Assembly Common...
Malaria Prevention

Malaria tops reported sicknesses in Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese District

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Malaria is at the top of the ten most reported diseases in the Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese (AAK) District since 2019, Mr Edmund Banafo Nartey, the district...
Malaria Coalition

Malaria more fearful than witches – Apostle Onyinah

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The 2021 World Malaria Day (WMD) has been observed in Accra with a call on the public to fear malaria more than witches. Apostle Professor...
malaria vaccine

Major malaria vaccine breakthrough in Burkina Faso trial

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A malaria vaccine that has achieved efficacy of 77 per cent in children in Burkina Faso has become the first to meet the World...
Day Commemoration

AGAMal works with stakeholders to stem incidence of malaria

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Residents of Fomena in the Adansi-North District of the Ashanti Region, have undergone a health screening exercise on malaria to help identify and treat...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

World Malaria Day: Step up the fight against malaria

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The African Media and Malaria Research Network (AMMREN), has called on stakeholders in the fight against malaria to step up the game to save...
Malaria Vaccination

WHO launches effort to stamp out malaria in 25 more countries by 2025

The World Health Organization (WHO) is launching a new initiative which aims to halt transmission of malaria in 25 more countries by 2025. The initiative...
Vaccine Malaria

African health experts call for innovative financing to eradicate malaria

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Countries across the Sub-Saharan African region should explore fiscal incentives that can stimulate investments in malaria control programs amid the quest to eradicate the...
Malaria Vaccination

Malaria vaccine data from pilot project is promising – WHO

A pilot project in Africa with a malaria vaccine going well, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. In Ghana, Kenya and Malawi, more...
Vacc Ghana News Compressed

650,000 children in 3 African countries vaccinated against malaria

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More than 650,000 children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi have received the malaria vaccine in the last two years since its launch, the World...
Malaria Vaccines

More than 11,800 benefit from malaria vaccination in AOB District

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The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa (AOB) District has vaccinated about 11,818 children to protect them against malaria. The malaria vaccine reduces the number of times a child gets...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

AGAMal to protect 84,984 residents in Builsa land from malaria

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The AngloGold Ashanti Malaria Control Limited (AGAMal) targets to protect residents of the Builsa area in the Upper East Region from malaria in the...

Malaria cases drop in Asikuma Odoben Brakwa

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The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa ( AOB) district health directorate has recorded a tremendous dip in malaria cases in the district. The district recorded 632 malaria...
Mosquito Net

Uganda completes distribution of 27.5 million nets in renewed fight against malaria

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Uganda's ministry of health has completed an eight-month nationwide distribution of insecticide treated mosquito nets in a renewed fight against malaria. Emmanuel Ainebyoona, spokesperson for...
Vaccine Malaria

Malaria, respiratory tract infections, hypertension top OPD cases in Accra

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Malaria, respiratory tract infections and hypertension are the leading causes of Out Patient Department (OPD) morbidity in the Greater Accra Region. ...
Malaria

Low utilization of treated bed nets thwarting Ghana’s zero malaria efforts

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Low usage of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Bed Nets (LLITNs) identified in New Juaben South Municipality remain a grave challenge to Ghana’s drive in...
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Malaria a cruel and deadly disease the ordeal of Vicente Azumah

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Mr Vicente Azumah, a survivor of malaria and resident of Ashaiman a suburb of Accra, says malaria is a cruel and deadly disease poise...

Preventing malaria in pregnancy: Need for regular supply of Sulphadoxine – Pyrimethamine

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It has been the case that some pregnant women would not report for antenatal care (ANC) when they got pregnant so that they would...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

El Salvador has been officially certified as malaria-free

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Today, the RBM Partnership to End Malaria welcomes the news that El Salvador has been officially certified malaria-free by the World Health Organization (WHO). El...
Mr Sydney Ageyomah Abilba

Malaria: UER records zero under-five mortality in 2020

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Death caused by malaria in children less than five years in the Upper East Region has drastically reduced from 0.72 per cent in 2015...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

Malaria, the bitter experiences and the realities

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A GNA feature by Bertha Badu-Agyei Many children in Ghana die before the age of five, due to complications from malaria, the story of Madam...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

Malaria: COVID-19 increasing self-medication

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Walking to drug stores or combing nearby bushes in search for medication for the treatment of malaria remains a preferred choice and a first...
Uhuru Kenyatta

AU chalks huge success in combating malaria amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

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Launches initiative to engage youth and a new digital platform for data-driven malaria responses on the continent President Uhuru Kenyatta, chair of the African...
Vaccine Malaria

Malaria tops OPD attendance in Akuapem North

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The Akuapem North Municipality has recorded a total of 10,021 cases of malaria between January and October this year, topping the list of all...
Health Malaria Failures

Budgetary failures at MMDAs affront to fight against malaria

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The failure of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to prioritise malaria control programmes in the district's financial plans and budgets is an...
Arvs Shortage

Anti-Retroviral drugs runs-out in Ghana – Health Actors call for remedy

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The Non-State Actors for Health and Development Ghana (NSA-Ghana), on Wednesday called on the Ministry of Health to immediately re-stock the country’s regional medical...
Vaccine Malaria

Malaria tops reported health cases in Birim South District

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The Birim South District recorded a total of 10,883 malaria cases representing 49 percent of all Out Patient Department (OPD) cases from the period...
Vaccine Malaria

Malawi moves to combat malaria in rainy season ahead

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The government of Malawi with the help of the World Health Organization is administering the malaria vaccine to children under the age of three...
Vaccine Malaria

South Africa strives to eliminate malaria

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With over 700 malaria deaths South Africa has recorded over the past five years, the health department said that it was working hard to...