Malaria Consortium joins the Dengue Tribes campaignPublished: Jul 1, 2015
Over 2.5 billion people – approximately 40 percent of the world’s population – are now at risk from dengue, with over 125 countries being infected annually. It is globally a neglected disease, yet causes a significant economic burden on the affected populations and there remains no vaccine or specific medication to treat it. Malaria Consortium has joined the Dengue Tribe campaign, a global social movement giving communities a platform to voice their concern about the threat of dengue and mobilise key stakeholders to address this disease.  

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Malaria Consortium supports national ownership and call for increased funding in tackling neglected tropical diseases Published: Jun 25, 2015
“The increase in country leadership of NTD control is critical for success and is highly reassuring,” said Sylvia Meek, Technical Director of Malaria Consortium. “However, we need to go further. We need to engage those individuals and communities who are at risk of these diseases so that they understand and support national efforts.  Their awareness will be key, especially in the later stages of elimination.”

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Beyond Garki baseline results released, highlighting changes in malaria environmentPublished: Jun 11, 2015
Over the last 15 years, increased global investment in fighting malaria has contributed substantially to reduction in the prevalence of the disease in endemic countries around the world. With the development of new technologies and innovative approaches to disease control, there is more hope than ever that malaria will be eliminated in places where it used to be a major public health threat.

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Governments and partners in Africa discuss moving towards malaria eliminationPublished: Jun 10, 2015
Maputo, 10 June

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Malaria Consortium welcomes the G7 commitment to fighting neglected tropical diseases and antimicrobial resistancePublished: Jun 9, 2015
The Group of 7 (G7), which consists of representatives from the leading world powers, met at their annual summit meeting from 7-8 June 2015 to discuss a variety of key global challenges. Amongst these was a recognition of the global toll of the 17 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) as classified by the World Health Organization (WHO), as well as the threat posed by the development of antimicrobial resistance.   

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