A report on corruption involving UK aid money has been watered down and another delayed, Panorama has discovered.
A leaked report shows alleged corruption - involving tens of thousands of dollars - was discovered by investigators working for the Global Fund. When the final report on the case was published, all but one of the allegations had been removed. The Global Fund says it is "transparent and has zero tolerance of corruption". The Global Fund is one of the biggest providers of international aid and fights malaria, Aids and tuberculosis in the developing world.
In 10 years the fund spent £13.5bn and saved millions of lives.The UK government recently announced it was giving the Global Fund £1bn. more »
Oxford scientists have developed a novel new malaria vaccine which can protect against the deadly mosquito borne disease.
The Ghanaian Foods and Drug Authority (FDA) has issues a warning about the presence of a fake anti-malarial medicine on the Ghanaian market - Quinine Sulphate Tablets (300mg)
Board for Reconstruction of Public Sector Enterprises has asked Hindustan Insecticides Ltd to address the issues pertaining to its obsolete technology and diversification of product portfolio for sustainable growth.
In Southern Africa, the malaria season typically begins with the summer rains in November and ends in April. In this region, the co-ordination of malaria control efforts between neighbouring states has dramatically reduced the incidence of malaria.
The once highly successful malaria treatments, chloroquine and sulphadoxine pyrimethamine (SP), are seldom recommended to treat malaria thanks to resistance.
Africa Fighting Malaria director, Jasson Urbach, has written a letter to the editor of The Independent - Uganda, in response to Ellady Muyambi's opinion piece "DDT use not good for Uganda" (05 Jul. 2013).
If environmentalists get their way, one of the key weapons in the fight against malaria will be banned before any real alternative is available, with devastating effects.
Substantial stocks of the insecticide DDT on the ocean floor off Los Angeles have all but vanished.Read more »
Half the population of Zimbabwe is at risk of being infected with the third most common illness, malaria, which has wreaked havoc in communal areas
Malaria is still the major reason why people go to hospital in Tema accounting for 41,431 cases in 2012 and having the potential to go higher after recording 27,379 cases in the first six months of 2013.
There has been a threefold increase in the number of malaria cases recorded in the former M23 rebel stronghold of Rutshuru, in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) North Kivu Province, compared to past years.
Tests suggest DDT, PCB levels are naturally lowering along the Palos Verdes Shelf, which could save taxpayers millions of dollars on cleanup
Investigation finds two international companies paid Cambodian officials for deals to supply anti-malaria bednetsRead more »
The quantification of parasite movements can provide valuable information for control strategy planning across all transmission intensities.
Residual Plasmodium falciparum Parasitemia in Kenyan Children After Artemisinin-Combination Therapy Is Associated With Increased Transmission to Mosquitoes and Parasite Recurrence
Parasite clearance time after artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) may be increasing in Asian and African settings. The association between parasite clearance following ACT and transmissibility is currently unknown.
The WHO Malaria Advisory Committee (MALVAC) provides advice to WHO on strategic priorities, activities and technical issues related to global efforts to develop vaccines against malaria.
The frequency of pregnancy-associated malaria is increasingly being documented in American countries.
User-determined end of net life in Senegal: a qualitative assessment of decision-making related to the retirement of expired nets
Procurement and distribution of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) in the African region has decreased from 145 million in 2010 to 66 million nets in 2012.Read more »