Richard Tren & Roger Bate | 15 Dec 2004 | Apple Daily (Hong Kong)
Is China denying African children a medicine that would save their lives? The evidence is growing that it is, and this policy must stop.
Roger Bate | 14 Dec 2004 | TCS Daily
If Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback is correct, European scaremongering is delaying the re-introduction of DDT into Uganda. And this will have deadly consequences.
Roger Bate | 19 Nov 2004 | National Review Online
The great and the good of the health world, along with at least four African presidents, have descended on Tanzania for the United Nations' Global Fund meeting.
Roger Bate, Samantha Dovey & Emma Morrison | 19 Nov 2004 | TCS Daily
Senator Brownback (R-Kansas) is concerned that even though in the past five years US-funded malaria control efforts -- through the offices of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) -- have increased several-fold, global malaria rates have skyrocketed -- increasing 10% at least.
Jennifer Zambone | 15 Oct 2004 | National Review Online
Malaria-vaccine research is good — but we need to help the dying, now.
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.
Richard Tren & Roger Bate | 17 Aug 2004 | TCS Daily
Unless urgent and far reaching reforms are made to Roll Back Malaria and its partner organizations, malaria's death toll will continue unabated.
Richard Tren | 13 Aug 2004 | TCS Daily
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), once responsible for saving millions of lives when it funded the global malaria eradication programme in the 1950s and 60s, has lost its way on malaria control.