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26 Apr
2016

Thailand Government launches campaign to eliminate malaria by 2024

Thailand marked World Malaria Day 2016 by announcing its target date to eliminate malaria from the country. Under the Government’s ‘Pracharat’ [1] model, the country aims to focus on driving current malaria strategies forward and strengthening collaboration with all partners to eliminate the d...
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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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24 Apr
2016

The drug resistance, health security and malaria nexus

Imagine if a minor cut or a routine operation could be a death sentence, or a gonorrhoea infection could leave you infertile. Since antibiotics were discovered, we have taken the ability to cure bacterial infections for granted. Their misuse has resulted in selection of resistant strains of bacteria...
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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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22 Jan
2016

wef launches new global challenge initiative: the future of health

At its 2016 annual meeting in Davos, the World Economic Forum (WEF) launched the tenth in its series of Global Challenge Initiatives, focusing on the Future of Health . The initiative emphasizes the distinction between health and health care, and the belief that today’s major health challenges can...
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