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ON THE PATH TO ELIMINATING MALARIA

24 November 2016

Meet the Australian scientist whose research has led to a world-wide shift in the treatment and control of malaria.

WHO WELCOMES GLOBAL HEALTH FUNDING FOR MALARIA VACCINE

17 November 2016

GENEVA - The world’s first malaria vaccine will be rolled out in pilot projects in sub-Saharan Africa, WHO confirmed today. Funding is now secured for the initial phase of the programme and vaccinations are due to begin in 2018.

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT COMMITS $9.4 MILLION TO TACKLE THE OVERUSE OF ANTIBIOTICS LEADING TO ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE

11 November 2016

The Australian government has committed $9.4 million to combat the growing issue of antimicrobial resistance in the population, which could have dire health consequences.

THINKING OF MALARIA AS A ‘TROPICAL’ DISEASE IS A HUGE MISUNDERSTANDING

02 November 2016

Until relatively recently in human history, malaria was found on every continent except Antarctica, according to Dr. David Brandling-Bennett, an epidemiologist and the former director of the malaria strategy program at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foun...

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