Articles

Vaccine Vacancy

Jennifer Zambone | 15 Oct 2004 | National Review Online

Malaria-vaccine research is good — but we need to help the dying, now.

Day -- After Day After Day After Day -- of the Locusts

Richard Tren | 17 Sep 2004 | TCS Daily

The direct result of not using Dieldrin is that Sahelian Africa is experiencing the worst locust plague in 15 years. Dieldrin, like DDT, should only be used in restricted ways -- primarily controlling swarming locusts. Unfortunately under the POPs Convention ratified this year, it is no longer available to the blighted African nations of the Sahel.

A Martha Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Jennifer Zambone | 03 Aug 2004 | TCS Daily

Martha Stewart made people feel obscurely guilty for failing to tat a matching bedspread/tablecloth ensemble as a wedding present for the postman. Think what she could do on issues about which we really should feel guilty, like malaria.

In Defence of DDT

Roger Bate | 03 Jun 2004 | National Review Online

A hated pesticide saves lives.

SA's Leading Malaria Researchers & Doctors Support the use of DDT to Control Malaria

None | 25 Apr 2004 | Africa Fighting Malaria

South Africa's leading malaria control experts, researchers and doctors support and endorse the use of the insecticide DDT to control malaria. Their statement is released in light of recent claims that DDT is harmful to human health and should be removed from South Africa's malaria control programme.

What An Unnecessary Disaster

Roger Bate | 25 Apr 2004 | Washington Post

We're fighting malaria with outmoded techniques for no good reason.

The Worst Thing Nixon Ever Did

Roger Bate | 15 Apr 2004 | TCS Daily

Roger Bate laments Nixon's role in banning DDT through the Environmental Protection Agency.

Managing Malaria

Jennifer Zambone | 06 Apr 2004 | National Review Online

This past Sunday marked "Africa Malaria Day," a day to remember that malaria continues to rage on that continent, killing at least one million people each year.

It's time for Britain to get tough over malaria funding

Roger Bate | 07 Mar 2004 | Daily Telegraph (UK)

The World Health Organization and Global Fund provided obsolete anti-malaria medicines in stark violation of their own policy.

Death to Mosquitoes

Roger Bate | 01 Mar 2004 | Weekly Standard

While the world understandably focuses on AIDS in Africa, malaria continues to devastate the children of that continent.