Rapid Malaria Tests Change Medical Diagnoses in Africa

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By Phuong Tran Dakar 25 April 2008   What started out as Africa Malaria Day was being observed worldwide for the first time on Friday. Health organizations have long said that most of the one million deaths every year attributed to malaria happen in Africa. But a newly-introduced malaria t..

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Bush Renews US Commitment to Fight Malaria in Africa

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By Scott Stearns White House 25 April 2008     U.S. President George Bush marked Malaria Awareness Day by renewing America's commitment to turning the tide against malaria in Africa. VOA White House Correspondent Scott Stearns has the story.   President Bush says it is a day to rememb..

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Effective strategies needed to combat malaria in Africa

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Effective strategies needed to combat malaria in Africa   The only way the continent can fight malaria is by seeking grassroot solutions instead of relying on the West, write Macharia Waruingi and Jean Njoroge     Kenya is one of the countries that have the best knowledge about malari..

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Making money from a disease

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Farmers abandon traditional food crops for a herb that is a quick money maker, writes CHARLES WANYORO Resident of a remote location in Imenti North District are shifting from maize and bean farming to a herb used in treatment of malaria. They are putting tens of acres under Artemisia annua, an aromatic herb o..

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Travel Industry Should Inform Travelers About Malaria, Say Doctors

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ScienceDaily (Aug. 4, 2008) — Tour operators and airlines are wasting an ideal opportunity to warn travellers about the risk of contracting malaria in specific countries, say infectious disease experts on the British Medical Journal website. The authors reviewed 27 travel brochures from British tour comp..

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