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2012-04-25 11:34:13

Report says there is reason for hope in the fight against malaria and offers new opportunities to improve the marketplace for bed nets The universal coverage campaign for bed nets succeeded in dramatically extending access to these life-saving products, though recent gains may be in jeopardy unless rapid action is taken. Over 560 million long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs) are required through 2015 alone to achieve and maintain universal coverage in Africa, at a total global cost...

2012-03-28 12:11:06

Malaria continues to be a major disease worldwide, but while funding projects are working hard to improve malaria prevention it is difficult to measure how effective these interventions are. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Malaria Journal has used a Lives Saved Tool (LiST) model to show that the increase in funding for the prevention of malaria has prevented 850,000 child deaths in the decade between 2001 and 2010 across Africa. According to the WHO, malaria...

2012-03-26 23:00:47

Broadway and the NBA join the UN Foundation´s Nothing But Nets campaign to send life-saving bed nets to protect families fleeing conflict and returning home (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Since last June, more than 130,000 refugees–and counting–have entered South Sudan to escape fighting on the border of Sudan. As the situation worsens, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is providing food, water, and shelter. Yet malaria is the leading cause of death among children under five in South...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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