Has Africa Found a Cure for Malaria?
A new discovery holds promise for preventing the transmission of malaria and may potentially eradicate it altogether.
Infected Anopheles mosquitoes carry a parasite in the genus Plasmodium, the cause of the deadly disease malaria
Daily Maverick, 30 August 2012
While it's too soon to foresee an end to malaria as a killer disease, UCT's announcement on Tuesday of the discovery of a compound with the potential power to cure all strains of… Read more »
South Africa: DA Applauds Discovery of Anti-Malaria Compound
DA, 29 August 2012
The DA welcomes the news that the University of Cape Town (UCT)'s Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3-D) has identified a compound that has the potential to both prevent and… Read more »
South Africa: Clinical Trials for SA Anti-Malaria Drug
SA Info, 29 August 2012
The development of a single-dose anti-malarial drug by the University of Cape Town (UCT) could help Africa and the rest of the world tackle a disease which claims almost a million… Read more »
South Africa: Nation's Anti-Malaria Drug Selected for Clinical Trials
SAnews.gov.za, 28 August 2012
The development of a single-dose anti-malarial drug by the University of Cape Town (UCT) could help Africa and the world tackle a disease which claims almost a million lives a… Read more »
A pair of provacative studies published in The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene offer new evidence of the success of indoor residual spraying (IRS) and the ... Read more »
As chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance, an group of African heads of state working together to end malaria-related deaths, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has reminded ... Read more »