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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.
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 mosquito-killing compounds.
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.
In several sub-Saharan African countries, the rapid, widespread implementation of insecticide treated nets (often referred to as ITNs—which can prevent malaria by protecting those sleeping under them from the bites of night-flying, malaria parasite-carrying mosquitoes) has been accompanied by significant reductions in child deaths, real life findings that reflect the results of clinical trials and support continued efforts to scale-up and maintain ITN coverage in sub-Saharan Africa.
The incidence of malaria in many African countries south of the Sahara is falling rapidly.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Updated 6 p.m. The United Nations Foundation announced today the appointment of Chris Helfrich as Director of its Nothing But Nets campaignâ€”a global, grassroots campaign to save lives by preventing malaria. Mr.
NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, as a follow up to World Malaria Day, PSI Global Ambassador Mandy Moore and ABC News' Be the Change: Save a Life are co-hosting an on-line essay contest, asking others to share stories of what inspires them to take action in global health.
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Islamic Relief USA is hosting its Second Annual Malaria Conference to highlight its commitment to combating and preventing the spread of malaria in high-risk areas of Mali.
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