To commemorate 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, we speak to Reverend Colin Chambers, a retired Robben Island prison chaplain. From prison conditions to trivial facts, we discuss Nelson’s legacy and impact on society.
From exploding red blood cells to dog medicine being used to treat malaria, here are our favourite tweets of the week.
In our busy lives, we sometimes forget the importance of taking good care of ourselves. Whilst it is vital to make an effort for your world community, it starts with you; it's crucial to look after your health. Here are some handy tips for staying healthy this summer.
We speak with Professor Jake Baum of Imperial College London. He has been thrust in the spotlight for what the 'Independent' is calling a 'major malaria breakthrough'. His team is working on trying to find a set of compounds that stop mosquitoes from contracting malaria when they bite an infected person.
Anti-malaria drug Tafenoquine comes under fire after claims of neuropsychiatric side effects, NIH researchers block parasites entering the bloodstream, Jigawa distributes 3.5 million mosquito nets, Nigeria loses 300 billion Naira to malaria and the Malaria World Congress calls on the global community to work together.
Apart from the diversity of symptoms caused by mosquito-borne diseases, other symptoms, less known by health services can occur like ocular symptoms. Justine Rougé explores.
Last week, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was the centre of a milestone in the fight against malaria. For the first time ever, the 1st World Malaria Congress took place; a landmark event with an important vision.
The PMI VectorLink Project is equipping countries to plan and implement sustainable Indoor Residual Spraying programs and other life-saving malaria control interventions. I wanted to know what’s changed in the malaria field and what they are currently doing to end malaria.