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2011-04-26 00:00:28

Champions in the fight against malaria include George W. Bush, Mandy Moore and Ted Turner New York, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 Today, The United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign is marking World Malaria Day with a series of activities in New York to highlight a few of the thousands of Champions in the fight against malaria. Actress Mandy Moore and NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo will join fellow Champions to kick off the day by launching a dynamic public service announcement to...

2011-04-26 00:00:26

More than half the world's population is at risk of malaria. The disease disproportionately affects the extreme poor and places an immense burden on healthcare systems in developing countries. Nuru International is fighting back against malaria with an innovative approach. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 Nuru International promotes the prevention of malaria through a commodity sales-based program lead by community health workers. The Nuru International Healthcare Program, focuses...

2011-04-25 10:33:00

NetGuarantee's Inaugural Transaction to Help Save Lives from Malaria NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NetGuarantee, a new innovative finance facility, announces its first transaction with Zurich in North America, part of the Zurich Financial Services Group, to celebrate World Malaria Day today, April 25. This collaboration will help accelerate access to and advance the delivery of vital malaria prevention tools in Africa by six to 10 months, and shows how core business...

2011-03-15 00:00:27

The Alliance for Malaria Prevention named Ghana Lead Innovator for long lasting insecticidal mosquito nets (LLINs) distribution over the past year. The award recognized Ghana's pioneering role in national door-to-door LLIN distribution. The National Malaria Control Programme worked closely with Promoting Malaria Prevention and Treatment Project (ProMPT), a program managed by University Research Co., LLC and funded by the US Agency for International Development . Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) March 14,...

2011-02-24 07:40:00

KOLDING, Denmark, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet Europe Ltd. today announced the successful completion of the distribution of 2600 donated Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs) during the JCI Nothing But Nets Budapest to Bamako Great African Run. On January 15, 2011, 190 teams of motorists, including six Junior Chamber International (JCI) teams, set off from Budapest, Hungary as a part of the 2011 Budapest to Bamako Great African...

2011-02-24 07:10:00

KOLDING, Denmark, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet Europe Ltd. has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from Mama Dorcas Against Malaria (MADAM) for a donation of Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs). Bestnet recently donated the 500 Netprotect® LLINs that were distributed in the Rachuonyo District on December 20th, 2010 during a Free Medical Camp sponsored by Mama Dorcas Against Malaria (MADAM), the...

2011-02-01 10:06:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based pest control leader, Orkin, today announced the launch of its new, free iPhone application, Bug Battle. The game allows users to swat flies, pinch termites and squish cockroaches or ants. The game also includes a feature that allows you to upload photos of people you know, so that they become a pest for you to swat. Orkin will donate $10,000 to its Fight The Bite campaign if the app reaches 50,000 downloads by Feb. 28. Fight The Bite is...

2011-01-26 12:12:37

Study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases finds that methods to protect pregnant women from malaria are still underutilised in sub-Saharan Africa A study published today in The Lancet Infectious Diseases finds that methods to protect pregnant women from malaria are still underutilised in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). A review of national control strategies by a team of international researchers, led by the Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium and funded by the Consortium and the Wellcome...

2011-01-25 00:02:25

Thousands of supporters across the country answer an urgent call to help the Nothing But Nets campaign, PSI, and UNICEF get an anti-malaria mosquito net to every family in the Central African Republic Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) January 24, 2011 Today, the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign, PSI (Population Services International), and UNICEF announced the successful delivery of nearly 1 million anti-malaria mosquito nets in the Central African Republic...

2011-01-10 06:35:00

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet Europe Ltd. has announced a donation of 2600 Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets (LLINs) to JCI (Junior Chamber International) to support their participation in the Budapest-Bamako Great African Run, the world's largest charity rally. JCI and the JCI Nothing But Nets campaign will hit the ground running in 2011 with the Budapest-Bamako Great African Run. The designated charity of the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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