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REPORTS:

ACT Drug Resistance Reported in India

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Indian researchers report cases of artemisinin resistance, a Burundian entrepreneur develops mosquito-repellent cosmetics and ineffective and untreated bed nets stall progress against malaria…

What are The Global Goals?

The Global Goals are seventeen targets that cover every aspect of life on earth. Organisations and governments have already signed up, the real challenge now is whether the public will…

ACT Drug Resistance Reported in India

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Indian researchers report cases of artemisinin resistance, a Burundian entrepreneur develops mosquito-repellent cosmetics and ineffective and untreated bed nets stall progress against malaria…

What are The Global Goals?

The Global Goals are seventeen targets that cover every aspect of life on earth. Organisations and governments have already signed up, the real challenge now is whether the public will…

ACT Drug Resistance Reported in India

The latest malaria news, in 60 seconds. Indian researchers report cases of artemisinin resistance, a Burundian entrepreneur develops mosquito-repellent cosmetics and ineffective and untreated bed nets stall progress against malaria…

What are The Global Goals?

The Global Goals are seventeen targets that cover every aspect of life on earth. Organisations and governments have already signed up, the real challenge now is whether the public will…

INTERVIEWS:

Malaria: The Basics

Learn more about malaria with these introductory articles.

Malaria is a life-threatening disease spread by mosquitos.

There were an estimated 219 million cases of malaria in 2017, according to the World Health Organisation. The disease is caused by a one-celled parasite called a ‘Plasmodium’.

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The natural ecology of malaria involves two types of hosts: humans and mosquitoes.

In humans, the parasites grow and multiply first in the liver cells and then in red blood cells. 

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There are three types of malaria infection.

‘Infected Symptomatic’ individuals are infected with malaria and exhibit malaria symptoms. As such, they should be tested for the disease (RDT) and provided with relevant treatment (ACT).

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To eradicate malaria, we must address three fundamental points: economic development, new tools and the scale-up of core interventions.

Increased political commitment is needed to eradicate malaria. Countries must understand that eradicating malaria requires sustained investment, not just a quick cash injection.

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One of three terms is used to describe an organisation’s aims: control, eliminate or eradicate.

But what do these terms mean? 

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Malaria: The Basics

Learn more about malaria with these introductory articles.

Malaria is a life-threatening disease spread by mosquitos.

There were an estimated 219 million cases of malaria in 2017, according to the World Health Organisation. The disease is caused by a one-celled parasite called a ‘Plasmodium’.

Read More…

The natural ecology of malaria involves two types of hosts: humans and mosquitoes.

In humans, the parasites grow and multiply first in the liver cells and then in red blood cells.

Read More…

There are three types of malaria infection.

‘Infected Symptomatic’ individuals are infected with malaria and exhibit malaria symptoms. As such, they should be tested for the disease (RDT) and provided with relevant treatment (ACT).

Read More…

To eradicate malaria, we must address three fundamental points: economic development, new tools and the scale-up of core interventions.

Increased political commitment is needed to eradicate malaria. Countries must understand that eradicating malaria requires sustained investment, not just a quick cash injection.

Read More

One of three terms is used to describe an organisation’s aims: control, malaria or eradicate. 

But what do these terms mean? 

Read More

Educational Resources

Education is a vital part of eradicating malaria. I’ve developed a series of educational resources to help raise awareness of the disease.