Staff Writers | 29 Sep 2006 | Reuters
Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG said it had cut the price of its Coartem malaria drug by more than a third, subsidising efforts to fight the disease which kills more than a million people every year.
Christine Gorman | 28 Aug 2006 | Time
Marathon Oil, a $63 billion company, has achieved dramatic results in controlling malaria on Bioko Island and Equatorial Guinea using indoor residual spraying and ACTs.
Jason Riley | 21 Aug 2006 | Wall Street Journal
Free market solutions to malaria control, such as those pioneered by George Ayittey and Lance Laifer, are increasingly effective, but the big development agencies are still Africa's best hope. IRS with DDT can and should be used by both.
Perecy Owaiye | 08 Aug 2006 | Vanguard
ExxonMobil held its first African Health Initiative(AHI) in Nigeria Partners/ Media Forum on Friday July 21, at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. It was a punchy, well-controlled and effective session which started by 3pm,and in less than two hours, by 5pm, was over.
Charles Takyi-Boadu | 25 Jul 2006 | Ghanaian Chronicle
As part of measures to eradicate malaria from Ghana, an NGO, Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation, has started a sensitization campaign, educating and giving free screening tests to some communities.
Deogratius Kiduduye | 23 Jul 2006 | IPPMedia
Despite challenges facing the media in the continent, African journalists must remain focused so as to improve reporting on HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
None | 10 Jul 2006 | Business Day (South Africa)
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates arrives in SA this week to check up on projects supported by the philanthropic foundation he formed with his wife Melinda six years ago.
Matthew Allen | 23 May 2006 | Swissinfo
Novartis, Wellcome Trust, MMV & Singapore Economic Development
Board announce a new public private partnership to develop new malaria
medicines. These partnerships are crucial, but as Novartis's Daniel
Vasella points out "We can contribute, but we can't solve the problems
of education and supply. Governments must make sure treatments go to
the right people."
None | 06 Apr 2006 | PR.com
The International Fast Day Against Malaria announces the first ever Fast Against Malaria on May 11, 2006.
Nebert Mulenga | 14 Feb 2006 | AllAfrica.com
KCM has managed to reduce malaria incidences by over 70 percent, due to
a well-run IRS program and the use of effective drugs