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Petition - Don't Cut Funding for Malaria Programs
Health & Wellness  (tags: malaria, Malaria Treatment, preventable diseases, needless deaths, funding cuts, protection of the vulnerable, life saving, proper care, responsibilities, stronger protection )


- 552 days ago - forcechange.com
Don't sentence hundreds of thousands of people to death by cutting funding for the President's Malaria Initiative. Malaria kills over a million people per year and sickens as many as 600 million people per year. To address the millions of death from a...
Our Healthcare System Just Isn't Enough
Health & Wellness  (tags: India, healthcare, malaria, dengue, chikungunya, Japanese encephalitis, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, child mortality, morbidity, health insurance, Rashmi Oberoi )

Evelyn
- 667 days ago - thecitizen.in
Do we really have a healthcare system in place that can take care of our millions to speak of leave alone boast about? Let's look at the past one week or so:
How Forest Loss Is Leading To a Rise in Human Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: forests, destruction, deforestation, environment, health conditions, imbalance, malaria, dengue, yellow fever, leptospirosis, Chikungunya, animals, humans, health, protection, Yale )

Evelyn
- 1207 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Growing scientific evidence shows that the felling of tropical forests creates optimal conditions for the spread of mosquito-borne scourges, including malaria, dengue, & yellow fever. Primates & other animals are also spreading disease from cleared forest
Tell Congress to Save ChildrenâEUR(TM)s Lives From Deadly Malaria! Please Take Action!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, babies, malaria, disease, death )

Barb
- 1364 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Malaria is one of the deadliest diseases in Africa, especially for young children. Every 60 seconds, a child dies from malaria, a disease spread by a single mosquito bite. It doesn't have to be this way.
Monkey Malaria in Humans on the Rise
Health & Wellness  (tags: Plasmodium knowlesi, macaques, malaria, disease, healthcare, humans, illness, research )

Lone
- 1469 days ago - thestar.com
Plasmodium knowlesi, previously thought to only affect macaques, caused 66 per cent of MalaysiaâEUR(TM)s malaria cases last yea
Magnetic Detection of Malaria Shows Promise
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Malaria, magnetic, detection, parasite, illness, research, study, prevention, treatment )

Darren
- 1749 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A quick method detects by-products of the parasite's growth in the blood and is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests
World Malaria Day April 25, 2013 - Invest in the Future: Defeat Malaria
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, death, disease, environment, health, illness, malaria, nets, prevention, protection, society )

Rosemary
- 2243 days ago - worldmalariaday.org
On April 25, people across the globe will take part in a wide range of activities to mark World Malaria Day 2013. These activities will no doubt look back at the remarkable progress that the global development community has made combatting malaria
The Indestructible Insect: New Mosquito That Evades Malaria Control Measures Is 'Impossible' to Kill Off
Health & Wellness  (tags: insect, mosquito, malaria, Anopheles gambiae )

Anna
- 3052 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A new type of mosquito discovered in Africa could further complicate the fight to control malaria, according to scientists.French researchers collecting mosquitoes from ponds near villages in Burkina Faso, West Africa, say they have identified a subtype
Malaria Risk Warning to Last-Minute Holidaymakers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Malaria, Health, Risk, Warning, Medical Advice )

Nancy
- 3070 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Travel websites offering late deals to destinations where malaria is a risk should carry clear warnings, say experts.
Support the Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: Global sexua, HIV, child health, malaria, tropical diseases )

Trequl
- 3155 days ago - change.org
The Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act (H.R. 5121), introduced by U.S. Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D NY-11), would promote the sexual and reproductive health of individuals and couples in developing countries. In addition, the Global Sexual ...
Human Malarial Parasite Came From Gorillas
Health & Wellness  (tags: malaria, animals, humans, humans and animals, risks, research, study )

Michelle
- 3188 days ago - nature.com
A wide-ranging study of malaria parasites in apes suggests that the species responsible for most cases of the disease in humans, Plasmodium falciparum, originated in gorillas
Scientists Develop Genetically-Engineered Mosquito That Cannot Pass on Malaria
Health & Wellness  (tags: Science, genetic engineering, modified mosquito, malaria, health )

Nancy
- 3257 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists have created a genetically modified mosquito which cannot pass malaria to humans.
Despite Dramatic Gains, No Room for Complacency in War on Malaria, Ban Says
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, health, warning, risks, malaria, UN, WHO, intervention, prevention )

Naoko
- 3339 days ago - un.org
25 April 2010 - Although a massive increase in funding allowes a "dramatic expansion" in the war against malaria, which kills nearly 1 million people a year and puts 3.3 billion others, half the world's population, at risk, vigilance must be the order of
Scientists Transplant Nose of Mosquito, Advance Fight Against Malaria
Health & Wellness  (tags: Malaria, diagnosis, Disease, Medicine, Health )

Alisa
- 3408 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Scientists at Vanderbilt and Yale universities have successfully transplanted most of the "nose" of the mosquito that spreads malaria into frog eggs and fruit flies and are employing these surrogates...
New Vaccine Could Be Lethal Weapon Against Malaria, Cholera
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vaccine, Weapon, Cholera, Malaria )

Nancy
- 3427 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A University of Central Florida biomedical researcher has developed what promises to be the first low-cost dual vaccine against malaria and cholera.
 

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