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World Malaria Report 2018

Pierre Bush, PhD - Nov. 23, 2018
Dear Colleagues, Please find attached the World Malaria Report 2018. The striking point in it is that the progress to eliminate malaria has stalled. The 10 most malaria burdened countries saw an incr...
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Diagnostics & Treatment funding policy prevention Vector Control
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

WOrld Malaria Report 2017

Pierre Bush, PhD - Dec. 8, 2017
Dear Colleagues, Attached is the 2017 World Malaria Report that was recently released by the WHO. The most striking point is that malaria cases went up in 2016 (216 million) compared to the previous ...
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funding policy prevention Vector Control
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

In the news: Gambia Poised to Become 4th Country to Eliminate Malaria

Pierre Bush, PhD - July 16, 2017
Dear Colleagues, Many malaria endemic countries have received aid from the USA and other donors in the fight against malaria. One country: the Gambia has used the aid very wisely. They are on the pat...
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Diagnostics & Treatment funding prevention Vector Control
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

DRONES AGAINST MALARIA

Pierre Bush, PhD - July 16, 2017
Dear Colleagues, Here is another innovation in the malaria fight in Kenya: DRONES AGAINST MALARIA: Over the past fifteen years, the fight against malaria improved dramatically. Insecticide-treated...
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funding prevention
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era - @ Harvard Medical School

Tatjana Kobb - March 13, 2017
Join us via http://hvrd.me/XFOU309KKhV , kickoff of #HQSSCommission. Tweet your questions w/#HQSSBoston High Quality Health Systems: A Global Agenda, started today at 9am. This inception event will...
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Conferences & Events Diagnostics & Treatment funding HQSSCommission Operations & Logistics policy prevention Vector Control Volunteer & Work Opportunities
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Global Fund-applying for funding

Maimunat Alex-Adeomi - Jan. 24, 2017
Dear colleagues, For those of us who are involved in Malaria control on a country wide level, please see link below on the changes to the application process for funding for the 2017-2019 allocatio...
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funding
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Good News from Rwanda

Pierre Bush, PhD - Jan. 23, 2017
The Rwandans are determined to put malaria under control. One of the striking measures taken is to set up a factory of LLINS, and undertaking a nationwide spraying, region by region (due to limited mo...
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Diagnostics & Treatment funding policy prevention Vector Control
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

The world could wipe out malaria. A new report shows why that isn't happening

Sungano Mharakurwa - Dec. 20, 2016
Please see excerpt below and http://www.latimes.com/world/global-development/la-fg-global-malaria-snap-2016-story.html. One really hopes that we will not lose the battle to malaria again. EXCERPT ...
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funding policy prevention
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Gender-sensitive malaria interventions, now!

Sungano Mharakurwa - Nov. 7, 2016
Gender is being recognized as an important factor in determining malarial burden. The UNDP paper (attached) and also their closely-related resource (http://www.aidsdatahub.org/checklist-integrating-ge...
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funding policy prevention Vector Control
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

Why are NCDs underfunded?

Luke Allen - Oct. 18, 2016
70% of global deaths and <2% of overseas health funding. What gives? This new article in the Journal of Global Health perspectives (http://tinyurl.com/hgeokp7) explores ten reasons why NCDs are ch...
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funding
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

A Malaria Vaccine in Children with HIV

Pierre Bush, PhD - Sept. 20, 2016
Dear Colleagues, I would like to share with you this commentary about the benefits of malaria vaccine (RTS,S/AS01) in children with HIV. It will be definitely a new day, when this vaccine will be fu...
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Diagnostics & Treatment funding prevention
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Malaria control: why the private sector has to be involved, and bridge the existing gap in financing the efforts to control and eliminate malaria.

Pierre Bush, PhD - Sept. 9, 2016
Dear Colleagues, Although there have been notable efforts to reduce malaria and possibly eliminate it in the coming decades, there is still a gap that needs to be filled by the private sector (Nonvig...
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funding prevention
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Role of Corporations and Non-governmental organizations in Malaria control.

Maimunat Alex-Adeomi - July 20, 2016
Dear colleagues, We have often talked about the role of governments in ensuring success in vector control and malaria elimination. See the below description of the AngloGold Ashanti Malaria Program...
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Diagnostics & Treatment funding Vector Control
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Dwindling malaria funding already??

Sungano Mharakurwa - April 26, 2016
Global data have encouragingly shown that malaria can be eliminated, and within a generation. However, it seems progress might be reversed by dwindling of malaria funding. I thought to share the attac...
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funding prevention Vector Control
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Seeking Malaria/Communicable diseases intervention program opportunities

Dr. Osita Okonkwo - April 2, 2016
Hi, I am a public health physician and experienced program manager with 10+ experience in public health programming in resource poor setting. I have competencies in program development, advocacy, stra...
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communicable disease developing countries Developing targeted interventions Diagnostics & Treatment funding malaria Operations & Logistics policy prevention program managers technical capacity Vector Control Volunteer & Work Opportunities
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

US Administration requesting additional $200m to end the scourge of malaria

Syed Rizwanuddin Ahmad - Feb. 22, 2016
U.S. President Obama’s Administration is requesting $200 million in additional resources to bring total US funding to $874 million in FY 2017. This includes $71 million in new funding and $129 million...
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Diagnostics & Treatment funding policy prevention Vector Control
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Protecting pregnant women and their inborns: missed opportunities to deliver IPTp

Pierre Bush, PhD - Dec. 24, 2015
Dear Colleagues, Happy Holidays! In many malaria endemic regions, this is the malaria season. I got this article by Andrews et al. (2015) http://www.malariajournal.com/content/14/1/521, in which t...
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funding Operations & Logistics policy prevention
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

How can we sustain the gains made in malaria elimination?

Pierre Bush, PhD - Oct. 15, 2015
Dear Colleagues, Dr. Sungano introduced an interesting discussion this week on how to avert malaria resurgence in some areas. This is a follow up. Attached is a report that was written by the Clinton...
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funding malaria elimination Operations & Logistics prevention Vector Control
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Master's in Implementation of Infectious Disease Programs

Joaquin Blaya, PhD - Sept. 8, 2015
Este año el grupo de epidemiología de la facultad de salud pública de la Universidad de Antioquia recibió apoyo del TDR de la OMS para formar estudiantes a nivel de maestría en investigación para la i...
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funding
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Sustainable funding of NGOs/CSOs

Masoud Dara, MD - Aug. 25, 2015
Dear colleagues, Civil Society Organizations can play a paramount role in TB prevention, control and care. This is while they often face difficulties in funding their activities. At times, chariti...
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Advocacy & Education funding Program Management technical assistance