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Lancet Study: Malaria Death Rates Higher Than Expected
2012-02-03 11:25:38

A new probe into the perils of malaria has found that 1.2 million people die each year from the disease, 50 percent more than previously thought, and 42 percent of those numbers occur in older children and adults, railroading long-believed assumptions that mainly young children die from the disease. The new research, conducted by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, states that, even so, the number of deaths has fallen drastically due to efforts...

2012-01-20 06:45:00

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet A/S announced today that their donation of 2500 striped Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs) has been received by the Rotary Club of Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast). The donated nets are unique in that they were manufactured in royal blue and gold stripes to match the colors of the Rotary International logo. Rotary International Logo:http://www.ereleases.com/pic/2012-RotaryLogo.jpg Malaria is endemic...

2012-01-20 06:40:00

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet A/S has announced that the company is once again donating Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs) to the Junior Chamber International - JCI/Nothing But Nets campaign in support of their participation in the Budapest to Bamako Great African Run, the world's largest charity road rally. Hundreds of drivers and adventurers from over 30 countries set out on January 13, 2012 from Budapest, Hungary...

2012-01-19 07:20:00

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet A/S, the manufacturer of Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs), a leading brand in the fight against malaria, has announced that Nicolai Lund has recently joined the company in the position of Retail Sales Manager. Lund has over 17 years of experience in international retail sales, most notably in Europe and South America. He will apply his extensive expertise and knowledge of the...

2011-12-01 07:35:00

KOLDING, Denmark, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet A/S announced today that it has introduced a new feature to its corporate website. This new feature has been designed to help support the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign to raise funds to combat malaria. Even though it is a preventable disease, malaria claims the life of a child every 45 seconds. Bednets, such as Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs), and educating people...

Image 1 - Which Came First? Humans Or Malaria?
2011-11-03 03:41:16

Malaria Revealed As Ancient, Adaptive And Persistent Foe One of the most comprehensive analyses yet done of the ancient history of insect-borne disease concludes for the first time that malaria is not only native to the New World, but it has been present long before humans existed and has evolved through birds and monkeys. The findings, presented in a recent issue of American Entomologist by researchers from Oregon State University, are based on the study of insect specimens preserved...

2011-10-28 06:35:00

KOLDING, Denmark, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet A/S announced today that Doreen Weatherby, US Sales & Marketing Manager, appeared on the October 9, 2011 episode of The EmeraldPlanet television show during an episode entitled "LESS MALARIA: Reaching Community Immunity in Africa through a Proactive Community-Based Health Care Approach and Successful Partnerships." EmeraldPlanet is a worldwide non-profit organization based in the Washington, DC area that is dedicated to...

2011-10-06 09:11:27

Study in Benin, Africa finds indoor spraying with the insecticide bendiocarb reduced infectious mosquito bites to near zero; and offers effective tool for malaria control strategy in areas rife with pyrethroid-resistance Indoor spraying with the insecticide bendiocarb has dramatically decreased malaria transmission in many parts of Benin, new evidence that insecticides remain a potent weapon for fighting malaria in Africa despite the rapid rise of resistance to an entire class of...

2011-09-23 07:58:00

KOLDING, Demark, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet A/S today announced the international launch of their new "Show You Care" campaign. The new and innovative Netprotect® long-lasting insecticide incorporated mosquito nets (LLINs) being introduced are the only WHOPES recommended LLINs for malaria control that can be custom printed with a logo or message at an affordable price. Netprotect® Customized Logo Nets are intended for purchase by aid...

2011-09-07 12:08:46

The most comprehensive analysis to date shows as bed net distribution efforts have rapidly scaled up in sub-Saharan Africa deaths from malaria have declined significantly Children who live in households that own at least one insecticide-treated bed net are less likely to be infected with malaria and less likely to die from the disease, according to a new study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. The new study, "Net benefits: a...