Fred Ndoli | 18 Nov 2010 | New Times (Kigali)
Malaria infection could reduce by 90 percent by 2012 if indoor residual spraying is fully embraced, TRAC Plus and RTI, have predicted.
Richard Nchabi Kamwi | 08 Nov 2010 | Wall Street Journal Europe
This week southern African countries commemorate Malaria Week, with events to increase awareness of a disease that continues to claim lives and stunt development in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
None | 18 Oct 2010 | Herald (Harare)
The Health and Child Welfare Ministry has intensified its anti-malaria campaign ahead of the rainy season and has deployed spraying teams to all districts. In an interview last week, National Malaria Control Programme manager Dr
Joseph Mberikunashe said the ministry had all the necessary human and
Donald Roberts | 14 Oct 2010 | New Straits Times
Health Ministry director-general Tan Sri Dr Ismail Merican said no country used DDT (a synthetic insecticide) to control dengue. He added that DDT's effectiveness must be proven before countries could
use it in advance of safer and more effective insecticides. This assessment appears reasonable.
Nashon Kennedy | 04 Oct 2010 | Tanzania Daily News
Malaria remains a serious pandemic, affecting some parts of the world including the Eastern and Central Africa and continue to claim lives of millions of people.
Collins Anampiu | 01 Sep 2010 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
The government through the ministry of public health and sanitation plans to reintroduce the use of DDT in fighting of malaria in the country to completely combat the killer disease.
Marjorie Hecht | 24 Aug 2010 | 21st Century Science
The Excellent Powder is a mythdestroying book that needs to be widely read, and to be put in every library, especially school libraries, as a reference work. In fact, this political and scientific history of DDT should be required
reading in environmental science courses, to make sure that new green
recruits know the extent of the death toll that will result from the
continuing hysteria against DDT.
Sebastian Mrindoko | 28 Jul 2010 | Daily News (Tanzania)
The AU member states are looking at the possibility of using DDT safely to eliminate malaria mosquitoes which has continued to claim thousands of lives every year.
Bart Knols | 22 Jun 2010 | TH!NK ABOUT IT
No, no, it's not that white stuff. It's that other white powder. The one that makes some of us go mad with anger, whilst others relentlessly defend its use. That some claim will give you breast cancer, whilst others say you can drink and inhale it without any harm.
None | 02 Jun 2010 | IRIN News
Health teams are spraying homes with insecticide in the high-risk southwest, in Burkina Faso's first trial of the method to combat malaria. In 2009 the disease struck more than 20,000 people and killed 110 in the targeted district, according to the Health Ministry.