AllAfrica News: Malaria

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Zimbabwe:Amid Wet Weather, Zimbabwe's Mutare Sees Hike in Malaria Deaths
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mutare, Zimbabwe -After years in which the disease presented only a limited threat, this city in eastern Zimbabwe is seeing a hike in malaria deaths, with more than 30 recorded in 2017, city officials say.
01/21/2018 09:46 AM
Nigeria:Enugu Approves N36 Million for World Bank Project Against Malaria
[Premium Times] The Enugu State Executive Council has approved N36 million as commitment fee to participate in a World Bank-sponsored programme aimed at reducing malaria in the state.
01/10/2018 05:32 AM
Angola:Uíge - Governor Urges Faithful to Fight Cholera Outbreaks and Malaria
[ANGOP] Uíge -The provincial governor of Uíge, Pinda Simão, called on Sunday in this city to the faithful of the Evangelical Baptist Church in Angola, and the population in general to continue to observe the prevention measures against cholera and malaria that is devastating the province.
01/08/2018 10:51 AM
Africa:African Cherry Provides Novel Cure for Drug-Resistant Infections, Malaria
[Guardian] Extracts of African star apple or cherry have been validated in recent studies as 'cure' for drug-resistant infections and malaria. CHUKWUMA MUANYA, Assistant Editor writes
01/04/2018 06:06 AM
Angola:Angola to Have an Emergency Programme to Fight Malaria
[ANGOP] Cuito -Angola will present in January 2018 an Emergency Malaria Programme aimed to set strategies to reduce the incidence of this disease.
01/01/2018 12:19 PM
Nigeria:90,000 Persons Benefit From Malaria Services in Akwa Ibom
[This Day] Uyo -Over 90,000 residents of Akwa Ibom State have over the past six years benefitted from malaria prevention service. Africare, an international non-governmental organization, has said.
12/28/2017 10:29 AM
Nigeria:Hunger, Malaria, Snake Bite Kill 13 Chibok Girls in Boko Haram Custody
[This Day] Abuja -Thirteen of the 276 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have died in the insurgents' custody, according to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report monitored by TheCable News, an online news outlet.
12/27/2017 06:52 AM
Eritrea:Anseba - Malaria Prevalence Significantly Reduced
[Shabait] Keren -The prevalence of malaria has dropped by 97% in the Anseba region as a result of the integrated effort made by the Ministry of health, the public and stakeholders.
12/22/2017 07:55 AM
Zimbabwe:Rise in Malaria Deaths Worries Govt
[The Herald] GOVERNMENT is concerned with the increase in malaria deaths in Manicaland this year, and is coming up with targeted interventions to complement the Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) exercise currently underway in most parts of the country.
12/21/2017 07:47 AM
Africa:People Stay Vigilant to the Threat of Malaria, Even When Infections Fall
[The Conversation Africa] Since the turn of the century great strides have been made to reduce the burden of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. But the disease, spread by the Anopheles mosquito, still remains a major threat: in 2015 there were an estimated 212 million cases worldwide, according to the most recent World Malaria Report.
12/20/2017 12:51 PM
Kenya:Global Fund Gives Kenya U.S.$368.6 Million to Fight HIV-Aids, TB and Malaria
[East African] Kenya has finally received a cash grant of Ksh38 billion ($368.6 million) from the Global Fund to finance malaria, HIV and tuberculosis programmes in the country.
12/20/2017 04:14 PM
Zimbabwe:Mutare Declared Malaria Zone
[The Herald] Mutare City has been declared a malaria zone following a high incidence of the disease, which saw 3 200 positive cases being identified and the resultant 31 deaths during this malaria season, a city official has revealed. The peak of the malaria season is between February and March.
12/20/2017 07:03 AM
Liberia:Malaria Control Program Promises 2.6m Mosquito Nets
[Observer] Treated mosquito net forms a protective barrier around people sleeping under it. The insecticide in it not only kills mosquitoes, which carry the malaria parasites and other insects, but also repels mosquitoes. (Photo:
12/20/2017 09:23 AM