Tag Archives: Malaria

KENYA:Blow as donors freeze Sh5bn for Aids, malaria

April 2018 BusinessDaily; Kenya has suffered a major setback in its fight against HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis after donors withdrew Sh4.9 billion for combating the killer diseases. Details of the supplementary budget tabled in Parliament on Thursday show that donor funding from international financing organisation, The Global Fund, for HIV/Aids …

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NIGERIA: Global agency faults Nigerian doctors on malaria treatment

November 2016  Guardian; The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday expressed dismay that Nigerian doctors were treating malaria without carrying out key tests. “Too many medical professionals are still treating without testing. This is easy to fix but the men and women need to be taught about changing …

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Donors Pledge Billions to Battle Aids, TB and Malaria

September 2016 theglobalfund; At the launch of the Global Fund’s Fifth Replenishment, donors pledged over US$12.9 billion for the next three years, demonstrating extraordinary global commitment toward ending the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria for good. Hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who stressed youth engagement as a key …

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20. Million. Lives.

September 2016 GlobalFund; The Global Fund is announcing today that it has supported programs that have saved 20 million lives. It’s an incredible milestone. It puts a number on the breathtaking progress that has been made against HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, and goes hand-in-hand with building resilient and sustainable systems …

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Global Fund Welcomes U.S. Leadership in Global Health

September 2016 theglobalfund; The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria warmly welcomed an announcement by the United States Government to contribute up to US$4.3 billion to the Global Fund, a demonstration of outstanding commitment to global health. The announcement, made today in Washington D.C., comes shortly before a Global …

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African Leaders Commit to Eliminate Malaria By 2030

July 2016 Newtimes; African leaders on Sunday endorsed a new roadmap that will see Malaria eliminated from across the continent by 2030. The roadmap dubbed Catalytic Framework to end AIDS, TB and Eliminate Malaria in Africa by 2030, was adopted during a meeting held on the sidelines of the African Union …

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UGANDA: Scientists Make Herbal Anti-Malarial Drug

June 2016 TheMonitor; Ugandan scientists have developed a drug from natural herbs that can cure malaria in about three days. According to a study released by the scientists, the drug, DEI Anti-malaria, can kill malaria-causing parasites within the human body using its natural compounds extracted from plants. The lead-investigator, Dr …

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