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The majority of investment in Zambias healthcare market stems from international aid agencies - so the news that the government has increased its allocation for healthcare spending in the 2013 budget will be well received by both NGOs and international investors as a sign that Zambia is taking its commitment to healthcare seriously.
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BACKGROUND:Within affected communities, Plasmodium falciparum infections may be skewed in distribution such that single or small clusters of households consistently harbour a disproportionate number of infected individuals throughout the year.
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Mountainous regions with relatively cold climates that are unsuitable for the malaria parasite and the mosquitoes that transmit - but there have been indications, for example from modelling studies, that with climate change this protection will wear off .
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The Foldscope, an origami-like microscope, is the size of a bookmark, virtually indestructible and costs only $0.50 to produce.
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development and Ethio-American Doctors Group, Inc. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to locate the Regional Cancer Center of Excellence at the hospital and medical village complex being built by EADG in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Mosquito nets in the recent years also have been developed for window and doors especially made up of steel, aluminum and thick unbreakable fiber.Mosquito nets are an essential product, used to prevent the habitats from mosquito bites which are a prime cause for continuous surge in malaria deaths across India.
Rosemary Napeyok in the Nadunget Health Center, located in Karamoja, northeastern Uganda, consults a doctor in Kampala over Skype, March 3, 2014.
Pregnant women taking efavirenz-based antiretroviral therapy had significantly better virologic outcomes at the time of delivery compared to those taking lopinavir/ritonavir in a randomised study in rural Uganda, Dr Deborah Cohan, reporting on behalf of the PROMOTE study team, told attendees at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic ... (more)
A University of Alberta researcher's discovery about how malaria affects men could mean the difference between life and death for pregnant women in Colombia.
A team at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, discovers the Achilles heel of the Plasmodium and aims a molecular arrow to destroy it This is a modeled representation of an inhibitory molecule in a "pocket " of the HSP90 protein of the parasite .
DoH Secretary Enrique T. Ona said there was an 83 percent reduction in cases from 2005 to 2013 and 92 percent drop in deaths.
THE World Health Organization is focusing on vector-borne diseases as it prepares for World Health Day next month.
According to the World Health Organization, there were approximately 207 million cases of malaria worldwide in 2012, 627,000 of which proved fatal.
Foldscope is a microscope contained within a single sheet of paper that allows for fast and affordable testing of diseases like Malaria, Tuberculosis, and African Sleeping Sickness in developing nations.
It undertakes the manufacturing and distribution of active pharmaceutical ingredients, generics, and formulations.