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Namibia records 12,507 malaria cases, 40 deaths in 2020

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Namibia's malaria cases this year increased to 12,507 from 2,841 recorded in 2019, according to statistics from the Ministry of Health availed to...
Malaria

Uganda renews fight to eliminate deadly malaria by 2030

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Uganda says it is fast-tracking efforts to eliminate malaria, which continues to take lives and bleed the country's economy more than any other...
HIV -AIDS

Ghana faces Anti-retroviral shortages-NSA-Ghana

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The Non-State Actors for Health and Development (NSA-Ghana) has appealed to the Government, to as a matter of urgency, intervene to ensure adequate availability...
Septugenarian Collapses

Septugenarian collapses in queue at Adaklu Kodzobi

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A septuagenarian, Mr Phanuel Ameko was saved by a health agent at the Adaklu Kodzobi Local Authority School registration centre when he collapsed in...
Youth Leaders For Health Training Program Addis Ababa January

Why Sentence Children Below Five Year And Pregnant Women To Death?

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I am a self-motivated person who aims for positive change. I strive to contribute to a world of respect and gratitude. My name is ALIU...
A woman carrying a baby holds a treated mosquito net during a malaria prevention action at Ajah in Eti Osa East district of Lagos, on April 21, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

Uganda flags off distribution of 27 million mosquito nets in renewed fight against malaria

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Uganda's Ministry of Health on Tuesday has embarked on the distribution of 27 million mosquito nets as the country renews its fight against...

NGO adopts community engagement strategy to fight malaria

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Positive Action Against Poverty (PAAP), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has adopted community engagement as a strategy to eliminate malaria in the Upper West Region. The...
Blood

FBO should encourage their members to donate blood

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The National Blood Service has appealed to Faith Based Organizations (FBO) to encourage their members through their online services to donate blood to replenish...
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AU urges sustained efforts against malaria in light of COVID-19

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The African Union (AU) has urged governments and people on the continent to remain committed to ending malaria in Africa, especially in light of...
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Malaria among top 10 OPD cases in Western and Western North...

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Malaria is still among the top 10 Out-Patients Department (OPD) cases recorded between 2016 – 2019 in the Western and Western North...
Youth Leaders

African Leaders and Advocates, when you think COVID-19, think Malaria!

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Africa is home to 93% of the world’s malaria cases and 94% of the world’s malaria deaths (WHO, 2019). In 2018, there were 228...
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South Africa vows to wipe out malaria while fighting coronavirus

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The South African government on Saturday marked the World Malaria Day by vowing to wipe out the scourge while fighting the coronavirus pandemic. ...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

China’s support toward Zambia’s fight against malaria commended

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China's support toward Zambia's malaria fight has contributed to the reduction in the number of cases of the disease in the country, a Zambian...
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China’s support toward Zambia’s fight against malaria commended

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China's support toward Zambia's malaria fight has contributed to the reduction in the number of cases of the disease in the country, an expert...
The clip of video provided by Kenyan State House shows that Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta delivers a statement after a terrorist attack at a local university in Garissa, Kenya, on April 2, 2015. Uhuru Kenyatta said Thursday security had been stepped up along the border with Somalia and appealed to Kenyans to be extra vigilant and take security measures seriously. (Xinhua)

Kenya urges world to step up fight against malaria amid COVID-19 outbreak

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday called on the international community to step up malaria prevention measures even as the continent strives to contain...
Malaria

WHO calls for swift action to save lives from malaria in sub-Saharan Africa

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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday called for swift action by governments to save lives from malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. The...
malaria

Malaria claims 152 in Zimbabwe amid COVID-19 pandemic

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At least 152 people have died and more than 170,000 infected with malaria in Zimbabwe this year. The outbreak comes as the...
Mrs Delese A Darko Chief Executive Officer Fda

Falsified Chloroquine products circulating in WHO region of Africa-FDA

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The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has received a notification through the World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Surveillance and Monitoring System for substandard...
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ADDRO supports health facilities with Antimalaria drugs

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The Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO), in collaboration with Comic Relief has procured and distributed anti-malaria drugs to health facilities in...
Ghanaian journalists

Media must highlight challenges to achieve quality healthcare

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Mr. Samuel Atidzah, Adaklu District Focal Person for People For Health (P4H) has said the nation's quest to achieve access to quality healthcare...
Mosquito Net

Uganda to distribute 27 million mosquito nets in renewed fight against malaria

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Uganda's ministry of health on Tuesday said it will distribute 27 million mosquito nets next month in a renewed fight against malaria, one of...
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President Kenyatta, outlines his priorities in the fight against malaria in Africa

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His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, recently appointed Chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), has announced his four priorities for his two-year term...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

Malaria mortality reduced by 92 percent in Namibia, more joint efforts needed

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Namibia has reduced its malaria mortality by 92 percent, becoming the most successful African country in combating the disease, officials said here Thursday. Namibian Minister...

Ghana Envoy trains 20 single mothers to acquire employable skills

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Ghana’s Ambassador to Denmark, Mrs Amerley Ollennu Awua-Asamoa has supported 20 women in the Wenchi Municipality of the Bono Region to engage...
Vaccine Malaria

Kenyan president pledges to step up fight against malaria in Africa

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday vowed to step up efforts against malaria in Africa as he took over the chairmanship of the African...
Deadlier Std Emerges

Global fund to fight epidemics to support Angola

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The chairperson of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Donald Kaberuka, on Monday guaranteed his organization's support to Angola to eradicate...
Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

U.S. kicks off first human trial of monoclonal antibody to prevent malaria

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The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) kicked off the first human trial of a monoclonal antibody to prevent malaria. NIH's National...
neglected tropical diseases

Rwanda to host global summit on malaria, neglected tropical diseases

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Rwanda has been selected to host the global summit on prevention of malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) 2020, a senior health official said...
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Global Fund allocates US$513 million to Malawi for TB, malaria, HIV interventions

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The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has allocated about 512.94 million U.S. dollars to Malawi for TB, malaria and HIV interventions...
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UN chief calls for collective efforts to prevent road accidents

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for collective efforts to prevent road accidents that cause over 1.3 million deaths annually, on the occasion of...