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The big test for malaria vaccine RTS,S

Beginning next year, the World Health Organisation will begin pilot tests of the injectable malaria vaccine RTS,S (or Mosquirix) on 750,000 children aged 5-17 months in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi. 462 kata lagi

Editorial

Public Health in the News (4/16/17 - 4/26/17)

By Grace Bellinger – Blog Editor

Global

News

Africa-Malaria Vaccine story

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a story April 24 about tests in Africa for a malaria vaccine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the World Health Organization is hoping to wipe out malaria by 2040. 565 kata lagi

Health

CHLOROQUINE AND ARTEMISININ, NO MORE USEFUL FOR MALARIA TREATMENT-FG SAYS


The Minister Of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has criticized the continuous use of Chloroquine and Artemisinin monotherapy to fight malaria claiming that it is no longer useful and it remained banned. 195 kata lagi

Health

V is for VIP

Specifically, the VIP wheelie bin store where meetings are held every Monday night, attended by the Stealthy Six: Felix, Tom, Missy, Cinnamon, Bamboo and Tiger. In  682 kata lagi

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Romão's Dilemma

As I have highlighted before, Mozambique’s health care system is severely under-resourced. This means that trade-offs have to be made all of the time. Someone who has to weigh those trade-offs as often as almost any staff person at Manje’s health center is Romão. 519 kata lagi