30 Aug 2011 | American Chemical Society
The increasingly prevalent notion that expensive organic fruits and vegetables are safer because pesticides — used to protect traditional crops from insects, thus ensuring high crop yields and making them less expensive — are a risk for causing cancer has no good scientific support, an authority on the disease said here today.
10 May 2011 | Creative Visions Foundation
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09 May 2011 | The Medical News
Recently, the EDCTP-funded GMZ2 consortium started a volunteer enrolment for the phase IIb clinical trial of the candidate malaria vaccine GMZ2 in Uganda. This is the third trial site to initiate volunteer recruitment for this multi-country study.
22 Apr 2011 | Africa Fighting Malaria
Though DDT is still permitted for use in disease control under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), anti-DDT pressure from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has forced the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to announce its intention to produce the public health insecticide locally.
14 Mar 2011 | University Research Co, LLC
The Alliance for Malaria Prevention (AMP) named Ghana Lead Innovator for long lasting insecticidal mosquito nets (LLINs) distribution over the past year. The award recognized Ghana's pioneering role in door-to-door LLIN distribution on a mass scale.
10 Dec 2010 | Global Fund
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will invite major international funders of drug supplies to developing countries, technical and law enforcement agencies and implementers of health programs to intensify joint efforts to prevent theft of medical drugs.
07 Dec 2010 | Global Fund
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has suspended funding of two malaria grants in Mali with immediate effect and has terminated a third grant for TB after it found evidence of misappropriation and unjustified expenditure.
11 Nov 2010 | Africa Fighting Malaria
This World Pneumonia Day, the March of Washingtons - a broad-based campaign to increase access to high-quality antimalarial and pneumonia drugs, in Africa - is gearing up to make its first donation of pneumonia drugs, third donation overall.
03 Sep 2010 | PR Newswire
The QUAD Cinema, one of New York City's leading art houses, presents the New York premiere of the provocative new documentary, 3 BILLION AND COUNTING (102 minutes), directed and produced by Dr. D. Rutledge Taylor.
31 Aug 2010 | Africa Fighting Malaria
The March of Washingtons - a broad-based campaign to increase access to high-quality antimalarial drugs, and now pneumonia drugs, in Africa - has made its second donation.