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.
The FDA has approved a new drug for the prevention of malaria. ARAKODA™, the brand name for Tafenoquine, will be produced in tablet form and used by those over the age of 18. Its approval presents a milestone after years of research and discovery in the antimalarial field.
“If you had asked me in January 2014 to explain what malaria was and how it was transmitted from person to person, I would not have known the answer” Joanne Power shares her PhD experience, including stories from Glasgow’s chip shops.
A groundbreaking by Durham University shows that a new type of mosquito net has the potential to prevent millions of cases of malaria.
We often talk of a making a donation or a contribution to malaria charities. But have you ever wondered who is on the ground, carrying out this life-saving work? In this article, we reveal the charities and organisations fighting malaria in 2018.