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08 Jun
2016

Sustainable Financing for Sustainable Health Security

Malaria elimination is widely acknowledged to be one of the ‘best-buys’ in global public health. During the past decade, a combination of new methods of malaria diagnostic testing, the widespread distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets and the introduction of artemisinin-based combination t...
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25 Apr
2016

Financial Times Op-Ed: Governments and donors must intensify funding to wipe out malaria

Op-Ed Contributors: Sir Richard Feachem is director of the Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco, and former executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. Dr. Richard Nchabi Kamwi is the Elimination 8 (E8) Ambassador and former...
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17 Mar
2016

New era of cooperation to end malaria in Asia Pacific: Triangular partnership

Australia High Commissioner to PNG Bruce Davis and Chinese Ambassador Li Ruiyou shaking hands with  the Minister for Health and HIV/AIDS Michael Malabag during the official launch of the Trilateral Partnership at the Grand Papua Hotel in Port Moresby. (Photo : Department of Communication and In...
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01 Sep
2015

Challenges and opportunities for malaria elimination in Papua New Guinea - An interview with Dr. Paison Dakulala

The 5th Conference of the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease, Asia Pacific Region took place in Sydney this week, running between August 31st and September 2nd.  While at the conference, Bobby Ramakant of  Citizen News Service had the chance to sit down with Dr. Paison Dakulal...
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18 Feb
2015

Can Asia-Pacific region get rid of malaria by 2030?

An ambitious goal - to eliminate malaria from the Asia-Pacific region by 2030- faces formidable hurdles but is achievable if enough political will and funding are available to fight the mosquito-borne disease, health experts say. Malaria experts have been meeting in the Thai capital Bangkok this wee...
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