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.
Africa Fighting Malaria | 23 Apr 2008 | Medical News Today
Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) is a highly effective method of malaria
control recommended by the World Health Organization, but it is
underutilized and under-funded. Africa Fighting Malaria (AFM) maintains
that all methods of malaria control must be scaled up - not just
insecticide-treated nets - in order to reduce the 1 million deaths
caused by deadly mosquitoes annually.
22 Oct 2007 | American Red Cross
The government of Madagascar, in collaboration with international partners, is launching a national health campaign to vaccinate more than 2.8 million children against measles and distribute more than 1.5 million insecticide-treated mosquito nets to prevent the spread of malaria—diseases which take the lives of more than 1 million African children each year.
28 Aug 2007 | Research Triangle International
RTI International has launched an anti-malaria spraying campaign that will treat 155,000 households in Rwanda as part of the President's Malaria Initiative.
14 Aug 2007 | Science Daily
The emerging threat of pesticide resistance means that biological malaria control methods are once again in vogue. New research published in the online open access journal BMC Public Health shows how Nile tilapia, a fish more commonly served up to Kenyan diners, is a valuable weapon against malaria mosquitoes.
08 Feb 2007 | Relief Web
In a bid to fight the deadly malaria, indoor residual insecticide spraying is scheduled to begin in the refugee camps in the war-ravaged northern Uganda.
22 Sep 2006 | Africa Fighting Malaria
British American Tobacco plc (BAT) has emerged as a front runner in a corporate coalition opposing the highly effective public health insecticide, DDT, in Uganda.
Africa Fighting Malaria | 18 Jul 2006 | Medical News Today
Once again media attention has been given to research that links DDT exposure to human harm. The latest study by Eskenazi et al. found a limited, perhaps transient association between DDT and neurodevelopment in children at 6, 12 and 24 months born to Mexican women who lived in California following exposure to agricultural uses of DDT in Mexico. The findings, based on a small sample population in one location, prompted the researchers to recommend that countries considering the use of DDT in malaria control should "weigh its benefit in eradicating malaria against the negative associations" found in their study. Africa Fighting Malaria rejects this conclusion and finds it both irresponsible and misleading.
Roger Bate & Richard Tren | 06 Apr 2006 | Africa Fighting Malaria
Richard Tren & Roger Bate have written to Javier Solana, Secretary
General of the Council of the European Union, demanding an explanation
of the fear mongering anti-DDT statements made by EU officials in
Uganda. Currently it seems that the EU is going against the WHO, Global
Fund and USAID in blocking the use of DDT and thereby harming malaria
control, health & development in Uganda.