News : Malaria

Gambia: Rotarians Embark On Malaria Prevention, Control Campaign

[Foroyaa] Rotarians in the Gambia have embarked on a malaria prevention and control sensitization campaign in Hospitals and Health facilities within Banjul and the Greater Banjul area on Tuesday February 25th 2020. (AllAfrica)

Sierra Leone: 2030 malaria goa l- One million under five children get malaria yearly

[Concord] Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr the mayor of Freetown City has said that in Sierra Leone, 2.24 million people will be at an outpatient department all over the country for malaria treatment every year. 'Out of this' she added 'one million of them will be under the age of 5'. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Buhari Spokesperson Gets Malaria Deaths Wrong in Coronavirus Comment

[Africa Check] Sub-Saharan Africa's first case of Covid-19, the new coronavirus, was confirmed in Nigeria on Thursday 27 February 2020. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Malaria Responsible for 11% Maternal Deaths in Nigeria, Says Govt

[This Day] The federal government has said malaria is responsible for about 11 per cent of pregnancy related maternal death annually in the country. (AllAfrica)

West Africa: Real & Urgent Issues Head Agenda for Sahel G5 Summit in Nouakcott

[Centre 4s] The G 5 Sahel and France Summit should be held in Nouakchott, Mauritania, on February 24. It should go to the actual issues and deal with the most urgent, in order to give hope to the Sahel populations. And probably also to their allies. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Global Fund Tracing 'Lost Drugs' Worth Sh2.7bn

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Global health financier, Global Fund (GF), has embarked on a move to trace a Sh2.77 billion fund for delivery of antimalarial drugs that are believed to been over-supplied in Tanzanian health facilities, if records are anything to go by. (AllAfrica)

Africa: We Can Make Our World Better - Mark Suzman of Gates Foundation

[allAfrica] Cape Town -AllAfrica's Juanita Williams talked with Mark Suzman, the CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest philanthropy. He assumed the position this month. In this second part of the interview, he discussed how his early career as a journalist in his native South Africa influences his perspectives; about the possibilities of eliminating malaria and reducing HIV, TB and other diseases; addressing hunger and undernutrition amid the climate crisis; and the biggest challenges he faces. Part 2 (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Bomet Battles Malaria Outbreak

[Nation] A malaria outbreak has left over 130 people seeking treatment in Bomet County in the last four days, according to local health officials. (AllAfrica)

South Africa: Hi-Tech Facility to Eradicate Malaria

[] A hi-tech facility set to develop ground-breaking research towards malaria eradication in South Africa will open at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, in Johannesburg, on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Malaria Deaths Drop By 25% in Kagera

[Daily News] KAGERA Region has recorded a significant decrease in deaths caused by malaria by about 25.3 per cent in three years, it has been disclosed. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Our Mandate Is to Eradicate Malaria This Year, Says CCF Boss

[Vanguard] An Abia state born Gloria Chinwe Chibuike, founder and president, Chinwe Chibuike Foundation (CCF) has all things to thank God for, in the year past as most of her dream projects were met. (AllAfrica)

Africa: From London to Kigali - We Must Embrace Change to Beat NTDs

[allAfrica] True watershed moments are rare. Personally and professionally, our lives changed when we became Minister of Health for Rwanda and Director of Neglected Tropical Diseases for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ever since, our days have been shaped by the people who have been blinded, disfigured, disabled or even killed by ancient, preventable illnesses: neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). (AllAfrica)

Africa: President Kenyatta to Head Action Group By African Leaders on Malaria

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has taken over the chairmanship of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA). (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Health Is Wealth - Access Bank Is Leading the Way in Malaria Eradication On the Continent

[This Day] Malaria eradication isn't the first thing that comes to mind when one imagines an established brand like Access Bank. However, as the American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson made the connection between health and wealth centuries ago, a world-class financial institution in the mould of Access Bank can definitely appreciate the all-encompassing importance of a healthy population. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Heavy Rains Put Kenya At Risk of Mosquito-Borne Diseases

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya experienced above-average rainfall since October 2019, causing landslides and deaths. Some rivers burst their banks and dams overflowed for the first time in years. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Elgeyo-Marakwet Battles Malaria Outbreak That Has Killed One

[Nation] One person has died while 135 others have been treated for Malaria in Elgeyo-Marakwet in the last one week as the disease spreads amidst the lack of drugs in the county. (AllAfrica)

Africa: Freeing Africa From Malaria

[Daily Trust] Abuja -Prince Ned Nwoko just returned from a historic expedition to the world's coldest continent, Antarctica where he went to formally flag off his ambitious project to eradicate malaria from Africa. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Malaria, HIV, Maternal Deaths Contained in Zanzibar

[Daily News] MANY developing countries have been struggling to control malaria, HIV, and maternal mortality, but for Zanzibar the progress is arguably encouraging. (AllAfrica)

Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Needs U.S.$15 Million to Fight Mosquitoes

[New Zimbabwe] The city of Bulawayo has been hit by an unprecedented outbreak of mosquito which has become a menace to the city. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda: Rwanda to Distribute First Locally Made Mosquito Nets

[New Times] The Ministry of Health has announced that it will this year start to distribute the first mosquito nets that are made in Rwanda. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Politician Takes Malaria Eradication Campaign to Antarctica

[Premium Times] A Nigerian politician, Ned Nwoko, has taken a malaria eradication campaign to Antarctica. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Business Mogul Flags Off Malaria-Free Africa Campaign in Antarctica

[Vanguard] Renowned billionaire, entrepreneur, public health environmentalist, and Chairman, Ned Nwoko Foundation, Dr Ned Nwoko, has landed in Antarctica for the symbolic flag-off of his multi-billion naira malaria eradication in Africa project. (AllAfrica)

Africa: Ned Nwoko Flags Off Malaria-Free Africa Campaign in Antarctica

[Vanguard] Renowned billionaire, entrepreneur, public health environmentalist, and Chairman, Ned Nwoko Foundation, Dr Ned Nwoko, has landed in Antarctica for the symbolic flag-off of his multi-billion naira malaria eradication in Africa project. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: World Bank, IDB, AfDB Offer $364m for Malaria Drug Production in Nigeria

[Daily Trust] The coordinator of the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), Audu Mohammed, says the Federal Government will empower local manufacturers to produce malaria drugs. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria: Road2MalariaEradication - Nigerian Military Partners Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation

[Vanguard] A high-level delegation from the Nigerian Armed Forces led by Rear Admiral OH Ngalabak- Chief of Defence Civil Military corporation and Rear Admiral N.J Bala paid a courtesy visit to Prince Ned Nwoko to promote Civilian-Military partnerships in their bid to eradicate malaria and upcoming projects which include the Unsung Heroes Concert scheduled for 11th January 2020 and the visit to military base at Maiduguri. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania: Zanzibar On Alert As Malaria Scare Rises

[Daily News] MALARIA is on the rise in some areas of Zanzibar including the outskirts of Stone Town, authorities revealed here yesterday, appealing to members of the public to seriously observe health precautions. (AllAfrica)

Kenya: Hope in the New Year As Malaria Vaccines Lined Up for Clinical Trials

[Nation] As this year comes to an end, we remain hopeful that malaria, an infectious disease that kills 1,200 children under five years every day, will be prevented using a vaccine. (AllAfrica)

Africa: A Look At Ned Nwoko's Move Against Malaria in Africa

[Vanguard] From the unearthly terrain of the Antarctica, otherwise known as the White Desert, Prince Ned Nwoko, Nigerian-born lawyer and entrepreneur, plans to launch a final onslaught against mosquitoes and malaria in Africa. The husband of star actress Regina Daniels is a man used to rising above the parapet to help his country pull the chestnut out of fire. For those who might have forgotten, he is the national hero who doggedly played the pivotal role in securing the payment of billions of dollars refunds back to (AllAfrica)

Swaziland: Natural Weapons Put Malaria On Notice - Eco-Friendly Insecticides in Eswatini

[UNEP] Living atop a hill in Malindza, a tiny county in eSwatini's lush east, 56-year-old Ntombi Ndzimandze is the matriarch of her household of 11 women and children. (AllAfrica)

Angola: Malaria Kills Over 100 People in Lunda Sul

[ANGOP] Saurimo -At least 174 people died of malaria in eastern Lunda Sul province from January to December this year. (AllAfrica)

Africa: Eradicating Malaria in Africa

[This Day] Abuja -Ned Nwoko is out with a campaign to free the continent of the debilitating disease. (AllAfrica)

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