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Le Petit Palud: Attitudes Toward Malaria in Cameroon.

One of the first things I noticed about Cameroon was how, often, I would see people at bars casually take tablets, what Cameroonians call medication. When I pressed to find out if someone was sick the answer would be, “C’est le petit palud” or it’s the small malaria. 380 more words

Peace Corps

Impact of propoxur (BAYGON®) use in indoor residual spraying (IRS) on malaria transmission in the commune of Aguégués in Benin

Sahidou Salifou, F. Modeste Gouissi, A. Patrick Edorh, M. Honoré Gbetoh, S.G. Augustin Gouissi, Evelyn Okereke, Ogonna Justin-Fred Anaeto

Key words: Baygon ®, Olyset net, mosquito, hemoglobin, parasitemia, malaria, entomological inoculation rate. 156 more words


N is for Nettable

Adjective land in alphabet land is getting to be a bit of a stretttttttch.

Nettable means capable of being netted.

Something I highly advise when travelling in insect filled countries (and yes, Canada is included) with creepy crawlers, flying cockroaches, and lurking biting things, just waiting for their chance. 442 more words


Researchers Say Donor Funding Will Make Malaria Drugs More Affordable

Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest burden of malaria sickness and death. In fact, 90 percent of all malaria deaths occur in Africa  according to the World Health Organization. 358 more words


MSU Prof Gets $1.8M Grant To Diagnose Malaria Via Smartphone

EAST LANSING — Researchers at the Michigan State University College of Engineering are getting closer to phoning home a rapid-response diagnostic test for malaria, one of the world’s most deadly infectious diseases, killing about 600,000 people a year, mostly children. 392 more words


TD: Protecting Millions of People Against Malaria in Chad


Protecting Millions of People Against Malaria in Chad

Posted on: 09 April 2015 | Photo of the Week

In the village of Kelo, Chad, Veronique rests under her newly installed insecticide-treated net, collected earlier in the day at a villagedistribution event. 104 more words


Mosquito topical repellents for Travellers, newest agents data available (WHO approved)

Mosquito repellents for the adventure travellers:

The newest guidance and data regarding topical mosquito repellent protection for you and your families while traveling abroad in suspect mosquito areas for you today. 113 more words

Europe To Africa Overland 4x4 Driving Passage