Press Releases

AFM Africa Malaria Day Analysis

Richard Tren, Philip Coticelli, Roger Bate & Kathryn Boateng | 23 Apr 2007 | Africa Fighting Malaria

Political will and public funding to target malaria are increasing, but there is still room to improve efforts to measure, assess, and inform evidence-based policies and programs.

Zimbabwe's MDC Appeals for Urgent Medical Supplies and Funds

Roy Bennett | 06 Apr 2007 | MDC Media Release

Faced with a rapidly escalating, brutal campaign of violence perpetrated by the Mugabe regime, Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change has issued an urgent appeal for medical supplies as well as funds for medical costs, food and legal assistance.

'Princess of Africa' Launches Malaria Foundation

15 Mar 2007 | OneWorld.net

Princess of Africa Foundation, UK and World Bank call for more predictable long-term financing to control the disease.

Japan Contributes $186 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs | 03 Mar 2007 | Harold Doan and Associates, Ltd.

The contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, announced today, is a testimony to Japan's firm commitment to continue its assistance in the fight against the killer diseases and its high regard for the important role the Global Fund is playing in this global endeavour.

New, Once-a-Day Fixed-Dose Combination Against Malaria Now Available

01 Mar 2007 | DNDi

Sanofi-aventis and the non-profit Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) announced today that ASAQ, the new fixed-dose combination of artesunate (AS) and amodiaquine (AQ), will soon be available throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Congress Applauded For Increasing Funds In FY07 For President's Malaria Initiative, Global Fund To Fight AIDS, TB, And Malaria

JHUCCP | 21 Feb 2007 | Medical News Today

Malaria advocates today offered sincere thanks to the U.S. Congress for agreeing to support a major increase in funds to combat malaria in fiscal year 2007.

Scientists discover new compound that kills drug-resistant malaria

12 Feb 2007 | CCN Matthews

Researchers at the Toronto General Research Institute and Ontario Cancer Institute have discovered a synthetic compound that targets and kills malaria parasites, including a drug-resistant strain.

MissionMore than 4.3 million medicines tested thanks to calculation grids

08 Feb 2007 | Eurekalert.org

The second phase of the Wisdom experiment, carried out as an international cooperation project involving IN2P3 /CNRS, was completed on January 31.

Uganda to curb malaria in refugee camps by massive insecticide

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.

A healthier future in DR Congo

Merlin | 05 Feb 2007 | PR Newswire

Merlin is part of a consortium that has embarked on a US$40 million (£20.3 million) programme to rebuild and strengthen health services in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).