The Global Fund seeks $14 billion to fund its disease work, a vaccine against fatal pregnancy malaria shows promising results and the Anopheles Stephensi mosquito is found in Ethiopia.
I’m joined by Dr Mark Amos to discuss the accuracy of malaria diagnostic tools. How do RDTs compare to traditional lab testing?
The University of Florida develops ‘spit test’ for malaria, a new study shows that Tafenoquine is ‘safe and effective’ for the prevention of malaria and the threat of antimalarial drug resistance.
Ms Mordaunt tells me about the UK’s efforts to fight malaria, the Commonwealth and the level of collaboration between DFID and the Gates Foundation.
The fight against the world’s deadliest diseases can be won with sustained investment, malaria is over-diagnosed in Nigeria and scientists in Japan find that baculovirus can destroy liver-stage parasites.
This year has witnessed a renewed sense of energy and commitment in the fight against malaria. As 2018 comes to a close, I’d like to review this year’s milestones, including the Malaria Summit, new advocacy campaigns and research breakthroughs.
Target Malaria is a consortium of researchers using ‘gene drives’ to fight malaria. I speak with Dr Alekos Simoni, one of their researchers based at Imperial College London.