Malaria

New Holland Agriculture Helps Myanmar Farmers Fight Malaria

New Holland partners with M2030, the movement launched by APLMA to eliminate malaria in Asia by 2030, with an innovative campaign to increase awareness and raise funds to help Myanmar’s farmers fight against this disease.
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YANGON, Myanmar, May 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ — New Holland Agriculture, a brand of CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI), and its local distributor in Myanmar, Yoma Heavy Equipment (YHE), are partnering with M2030, a movement launched by the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) to eliminate malaria in Asia by 2030.

Asian Malaria Endgame Threatened by Resistance to Insecticides and Malaria Treatments

Asian experts surveyed in a new report fear that the last mile in malaria elimination in the region is threatened by increasing resistance to antimalarials and insecticides – new tools will be needed to defeat the disease.
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  • Asian experts fear that the last mile in malaria elimination in the region is threatened by increasing resistance to antimalarials and insecticides – new tools will be needed to defeat the disease
  • Another major hurdle to meeting elimination targets in South and Southeast Asia will be reaching mobile and migrant populations in remote areas
  • Elimination will also depend on countries in the region maintaining malaria expertise as they develop their primary healthcare services
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  • Asian experts fear that the last mile in malaria elimination in the region is threatened by increasing resistance to antimalarials and insecticides – new tools will be needed to defeat the disease
  • Another major hurdle to meeting elimination targets in South and Southeast Asia will be reaching mobile and migrant populations in remote areas
  • Elimination will also depend on countries in the region maintaining malaria expertise as they develop their primary healthcare services

SC Johnson Inoza uburyo bwo guhabwa ubuvuzi biciye mu Bafatanyabikorwa bakorana na Minisiteri y’Ubuzima mu Rwanda

Uburyo Abafatanyabikorwa bakoresha butigeze bubaho mbere bunoza imitangire ya serivise z’ubuzima muri Leta, bugena ubukangurambaga ku birebana na Malariya
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RACINE, Wis., Taliki ya 11 Nyakanga 2018 /3BL Media/ – Kuri miliyoni z’abantu batuye muri Afurika y’Uburasirazuba bwo hagati, ibyago byo kwandura malariya ni ikintu gihangayikishije abantu buri munsi.

SC Johnson Improves Access to Health Care Through Partnership with Rwanda Ministry of Health

Unprecedented partnership will improve public health services, drive malaria education
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RACINE, Wis., July 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For millions of people in east central Africa, the risk of malaria infection is an everyday concern. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), up to 90 percent of Rwandans are at risk for malaria.[1] To help address this risk and other public health issues, SC Johnson today announced a partnership with the Rwanda Ministry of Health and the Society for Family Health to co-develop a national strategy to increase access to health care through the construction of 10 new health posts across the country.

How AI Is Helping Control Malaria

Using a combination of advanced computer infrastructure and AI, we can deploy intervention strategies to combat Malaria
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Bed nets, insecticides and repellents are all effective intervention strategies to control the spread of malaria, but with a continuously dwindling budget, how can public officials and policymakers know what to use – where and when – to be most effective?

Malaria is caused by parasites transmitted to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes. While it’s endemic in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), nearly half of the world’s population is at risk.

Aliko Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth Join Forces to Build African Business Coalition for Health

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NEW YORK, September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Aliko Dangote today announced that the Aliko Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership in Africa.

Malaria Fighter Rides Bicycle into Battle with Disease, Story from Novartis

As World Mosquito Day approaches, revisit this story from the Novartis archives about healthcare worker Dismus Mwalukwanda who’s on the front line in the battle against malaria in Zambia.
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Healthcare worker Dismus Mwalukwanda is on the front line of the battle against malaria. Saving lives is his priority

Novartis Story About the Rising Concern of Malaria That Resists Treatment

As World Mosquito Day approaches, revisit this story from the Novartis archives on how the rising concern of resistance threatens the great progress made against malaria
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In Kenya, about three-quarters of the population is at risk for malaria, and all four species of the malaria parasite that infect humans occur in the country. Although there has been substantial progress, malaria remains the leading cause of mortality in Kenya, killing an estimated 30,000 people every year, most of them children under 5 years old.

Lessons from Malaria Can Help Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Following the G20, Joerg Reinhardt, Chairman of the Novartis Board of Directors, reflects on how to fight rising antimicrobial resistance
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ZURICH, Switzerland, July 20, 2017/3BL Media/ – Two weeks ago, G20 leaders committed to working together to address one of the world’s most pressing and perplexing security threats: antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – a fierce and evolving adversary against which conventional therapeutic weapons are of no use.

World Malaria Day

“Eddy the Ambassador”, Preventing Malaria Through an Awareness Cartoon
Summary: 
  • 212 million malaria cases worldwide in 2015(1)
  • 90% of malaria cases occur in sub-Saharan African countries(1)
  • 1 child dies from malaria every 2 minutes in this region(1)
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  • 212 million malaria cases worldwide in 2015(1)
  • 90% of malaria cases occur in sub-Saharan African countries(1)
  • 1 child dies from malaria every 2 minutes in this region(1)

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