Benin's Antimalaria Plants to be Studied


A study has suggested that strategies be developed to exploit the knowledge of Benin's traditional healers regarding the treatment of malaria with medicinal plants.
  • Benin:  Traditional Healers Treat Malaria

    SciDev.Net, 29 January 2013

    Traditional healers in Benin possess sophisticated knowledge regarding the treatment of malaria with medicinal plants, and strategies should be developed to exploit this and ... read more »

A mother and her son are tested for malaria.

  • Benin:  Scientists Unveil Enhanced Malaria Test

    SciDev.Net, 21 January 2013

    Researchers in Benin say they have developed an improved method for detecting malaria parasites in mosquito vectors that could help yield better estimates of malaria transmission ... read more »

  • Benin:  Additional Financing to Improve Quality of Malaria Treatment

    World Bank, 15 March 2012

    The World Bank's Executive Board today approved a supplemental grant for the Republic of Benin in the amount of US$10 million (approximately CFAF 5 billion) aimed at ramping up ... read more »

  • West Africa:  Experts Call for Strengthening of Vector Control Malaria Elimination Strategy (ECOWAS)

    Economic Community of West African States, 2 December 2011

    The second Technical Consultation on Malaria vector control in the ECOWAS region ended in Cotonou, Benin Republic on Thursday 30th November 2011, with wide-ranging recommendations ... read more »

  • West Africa:  Cotonou to Host Technical Meeting On Malaria Vector Control (ECOWAS)

    Economic Community of West African States, 26 November 2011

    Health experts and other stakeholders will gather in Cotonou, the Benin Republic capital from Monday 28th November to move forward regional initiatives for Malaria vector control ... read more »