and Events during APRIL 2003
Scientists Want Ban on DDT Lifted (All Africa.com)
news for malaria control in Africa.
Takes a Bite out of KZN's malaria rate. (Independent
LIVES TODAY AND TOMORROW
latest Occasional Paper on Research and Development for
AIDS Drugs. Dr. Roger Bate.
solve the secrets of malaria. (Daily Telegraph)
Katherine Arie's piece on the use of DDT
in Malaria, published by Reuters.
WTO Doha round has stalled. While the US has been wrongly
blamed for being an enemy of the poor for its stance on
TRIPS, the real barrier to healthcare is poverty and the
best way to escape poverty is to trade - yet
trade in agriculture is blocked, mostly by France and Germany.
If we are looking for someone to blame for a lack of access
to drugs, surely it is the EU that is keeping African agricultural
goods out of Europe and stiffling wealth creation.
Minister of Health hails DDT against Malaria.
welcome the Minister's statements - despite the fact that
DDT saves lives every day and is one of the most effective
weapons against malaira, we still face severe opposition
to its use.
DFID and all other Donors: when are you going to start saving
lives and change your stance on DDT?
AGAINST MALARIA - Support this initiative to raise
awarenss about malaria and malaria control.
File - The US State Dept. discusses malaria in Africa.
No mention though of the enormous successes of DDT spraying
in South African, Zambia, Swaziland and other countries.
With pyrethroid resistance growing - we have to have
a change in US policy on DDT.
War in Iraq creates possible malaria problem. Read
forces should begin malaria control to protect local populations
and forces - DDT spraying would be a good start.
brain drain hits Malawi. Governments in Africa must
start to pay medical personnel properly and improve working
conditions - the only long term way to reverse the brain