Global Efforts Paying Off in Malaria Fight


The world is on the brink of something great in the battle against one of the world’s most stubborn and cunning parasites - malaria, says Dr Carlos 'Kent' Campbell, who has been recognized for his outstanding work with a lifetime achievement award from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
  • Africa:  Attacking Malaria Before it Sickens

    allAfrica.com, 17 December 2012

    "We are now witnessing a true renaissance, an awakening, about malaria," Carlos (Kent) Campbell said when he accepted a lifetime achievement award in November at the American ... read more »

Long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets.

  • Africa:  Remarkable Strides, Formidable Challenges, Says Malaria Fighter

    allAfrica.com, 12 December 2012

    In receiving the distinguished Joseph Augustin LePrince Medal in recognition of outstanding work in the field of malariology, Carlos (Kent) Campbell said last month that the world ... read more »

  • Africa:  Kent Campbell Honored for Innovation in Malaria Fight

    allAfrica.com, 12 November 2012

    The way Dr. Carlos (Kent) Campbell sees it, the world is on the brink of something great in the battle against malaria – a fight that Campbell has been waging for nearly ... read more »

  • Africa:  PATH's Kent Campbell Honored for Lifetime Achievement in the Fight Against Malaria

    PATH, 12 November 2012

    Kent Campbell, PATH's Malaria Control Program director, today received the distinguished Joseph Augustin LePrince Medal in recognition of outstanding work in the field of ... read more »

  • Africa:  Major Malaria Vaccine Less Effective Than Hoped

    Inter Press Service, 9 November 2012

    Researchers unveiling critical trial results of a potentially major anti-malaria vaccine are expressing disappointment that the drug's efficacy levels have proved lower than they ... read more »

  • Africa:  PATH Director Comments On Malaria Vaccine Results

    PATH, 9 November 2012

    Dr. David Kaslow is director of the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI). read more »

  • Africa:  It's Best to Use Bednets

    PATH, 6 November 2012

    Bednets, like seatbelts, are a proven lifesaver, a simple tool that has been shown to sharply reduce deaths from malaria. Yet like seatbelts, bednets can sometimes be a bit of a ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Health Workers Brainstorm On Malaria Deaths

    The NEWS, 12 November 2012

    Health workers across the country have concluded a three- day annual internal review of the implementation of malaria related activities during the last implementation year. read more »

  • Southern Africa:  SADC Malaria Day Celebrated

    Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique, 11 November 2012

    Mozambican Health Minister Alexander Manguele warned on Friday that, despite the progress made in reducing mortality and morbidity from malaria in the SADC (Southern African ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Hope for Malaria Control Comes With New Trial Vaccine

    The Star, 9 November 2012

    We could have a new malaria vaccine in two years if the WHO approves a trial vaccine that reduces malaria cases in children by half. read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Use of Mosquito Nets

    Leadership, 10 November 2012

    Malaria has the highest burden of disease in Nigeria with an estimated 300,000 children dying of malaria each year. It accounts for over 25% of infant mortality (children under ... read more »

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