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A step closer to eradicating malaria : New strategies significantly cut disease in challenging low-transmission settings


DALLAS – April 30, 2020 – Strategies that treat households in the broad vicinity of a recent malaria case with anti-malarial drugs, insecticides, or both could significantly reduce malaria in low-transmission settings, a challenge with approaches currently in use, a study led by UT Southwestern scientists suggests. The findings, published …

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Indian Leaders Call for Improvement in Rural Healthcare via Solarization of Clinics

Health news

New Delhi, 1st May 2020 : Nearly 20 leaders from think tanks, research groups, renewable energy companies, sustainable development organizations, industry associations, and health care services have come together to publish an open letter calling for action, making the case for solarizing all unelectrified sub-centres in rural India, clearly outlining …

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We cannot allow the impact of COVID-19 to be amplified by neglecting other vital health protection measures : WHO

World Health Organization

Copenhagen, Denmark, 30 April 2020 : Who urged countries to continue prioritizing immunization, innovating services, communicating to parents and meticulously tracking every single missed vaccination. Catch up as quickly as possible where needed. The text of the Statement to the press by Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge, WHO Regional Director …

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