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Encouraging results after year 1 of ACCESS-SMC mass drug distributions

16 December 2015

For the 25 million children who live across Africa’s Sahel region, the rainy season produces a seasonal surge in sickness…...

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Bringing SMC to your door: Adapting mass drug distribution methods to the needs of the community in Niger

16 December 2015

This month (December) we celebrate Universal Health Coverage day and recognize that health is not a privilege but a human…...

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Guinea Scores High Despite Ebola Epidemic

16 December 2015

For its first Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) campaign in history, Guinea scored exceptional coverage rates of 96%. In spite of…...

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Management Sciences for Health (MSH) launches Costing Surveys in ACCESS-SMC countries

16 December 2015

There is growing awareness of the public health benefits of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC). When used alongside other preventive methods,…...

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Chad: Overcoming Insecurity and Promoting SMC

16 December 2015

Malaria remains a major public health problem in Chad, where this disease is responsible for 37% of medical consultations and…...

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Universal health coverage: Leaving no one behind

15 December 2015

An estimated 400 million people across the world do not have access to essential basic health services and every year,…...

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Achieving Universal Health Coverage – what can the UK do? (Politics Home)

11 December 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. As UHC Day 2015 approaches, Malaria Consortium calls on the UK Government to…...

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Health for all: putting the last mile first

10 December 2015

Universal health coverage (UHC) means that every person, everywhere, has access to quality health services without suffering financial hardship. As we…...

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Experts identify 'serious threats' to control and elimination of malaria (Politics Home)

10 December 2015

This article was originally published on Politics home. EU parliamentarians, development specialists, international organisations and diplomats discussed how the EU could…...

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Panel call for sustained investment to build on malaria success of the past 15 years

9 December 2015

London, 9 December 2015 - “The shortfall in malaria investment is daunting. It is important we find the right balance…...

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VIDEO: Filling the gap with community health workers (Politics Home)

9 December 2015

This article was originally published on Politics home. What is the role of policy makers in filling the global healthcare…...

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Malaria Consortium presents at the 2015 Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting

3 December 2015

Malaria Consortium staff are presenting at the Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting 2015 (JITMM 2015) from December 2-4. The annual…...

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SMC in the Sahel: Protecting Northern Nigeria's most vulnerable population

30 November 2015

Malaria is a serious public health concern in Nigeria, accounting for 30 percent of all childhood deaths. The entire Nigerian population…...

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UK anounces new malaria fund in advance of spending review

24 November 2015

Malaria Consortium has welcomed the UK’s announcement of a new £1 billion fund which will be used to support the…...

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UK announce new malaria fund in advance of Spending Review (Politics Home)

24 November 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. Malaria Consortium welcomes yesterday's announcement by Chancellor George Osborne and Bill Gates that…...

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Knowledge, attitudes and practices on malaria in Thailand

17 November 2015

Malaria Consortium, in collaboration with the Principal Recipient Administrative Office and the Bureau of Vector Borne Diseases, Department of Disease…...

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Training for improved surveillance and data management in Myanmar

13 November 2015

Last month, Malaria Consortium – in partnership with the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and…...

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World's first pneumonia innovations summit unveils next generation prevention, diagnostic and treatment innovations

12 November 2015

November 12th, New York, 2015 – On World Pneumonia Day, more than 50 innovators and 150 global health leaders assembled…...

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Dramatic drop in malaria cases in northern Nigerian state of Katsina

12 November 2015

Abuja, Nigeria, 12 November 2015 – Following the first ever seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) distribution programme in areas of Katsina…...

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First dengue campaign launched in Pailin, Cambodia

11 November 2015

October 2015 - Pailin Province in Cambodia has been experiencing a signficant increase in dengue cases, with confirmed outbreaks in…...

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Measuring malaria among border-crossers in Southeast Asia

5 November 2015

In September, Malaria Consortium launched the second phase of its cross-border project in Stung Treng province, Cambodia. This new study…...

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All fever does not equal malaria - a Q&A on the importance of diagnosis

28 October 2015

To mark the launch of a new series of advocacy briefs, the first of which is on the topic of…...

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Malaria Consortium urges new UK malaria and NTD commitment

27 October 2015

Following a parliamentary debate on the UK’s work tackling malaria and neglected tropical diseases, Malaria Consortium calls on the UK…...

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Funding to combat malaria must be sustained or risk threat to progress (Politics Home)

27 October 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. Malaria Consortium backs Jeremy Lefroy MPs call for the Government to maintain funding…...

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Malaria Consortium presents at the 2015 ASTMH Annual Meeting in Philadelphia

26 October 2015

This week, Malaria Consortium is presenting at the 64th annual meeting of American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH)…...

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Myanmar community members spearhead novel approach to eliminate dengue

15 October 2015

Myanmar, 1 October - Almost 50 local community volunteers gathered in Hinthada district, in the Ayeyarwady Region, to attend a…...

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Helping Reduce Child Pneumonia Deaths in Cambodian Rural Communities

28 September 2015

Rochom Wart is one of 65 village malaria workers (VMWs) in Cambodia, who has been trained to also detect the…...

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The Sustainable Development Goals provide an opportunity for UK to prioritise global health (Politics Home)

25 September 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. As the UN General Assembly meets to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals…...

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Admirable ideas into practical reality - implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (Politics Home)

23 September 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. Charles Nelson, the Chief Executive of non-profit organisation Malaria Consortium, sets out the…...

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BBC interviews Dr James Tibenderana on progress against malaria MDG target

21 September 2015

Following the release of findings in the Journal Nature yesterday highlighting the effect of malaria control on Plasmodium falciparum in…...

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New UNICEF and WHO report shows MDG target for malaria met

18 September 2015

“We already have the tools available to prevent anyone dying from malaria and evidence shows that the global commitment to…...

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VIDEO: Urgent political support needed to protect the Sahel's 25 million children (Politics Home)

16 September 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. The organisation calls for urgent political and financial support of seasonal malaria…...

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Malaria Consortium's support to planning and capacity building in Nigeria acknowledged at Annual Performance Review

3 September 2015

During August, an evaluation team from the UK Department for International Development (DfID) met with stakeholders and partners in Nigeria…...

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Uganda sees huge scale-up of intervention targeting three main childhood diseases

25 August 2015

Sheema, Uganda, 25 August 2015 – Today, the Ugandan President Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni launched a new Integrated Community Case…...

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Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention for the Sahel

25 August 2015

In the continued fight against malaria, there is increased recognition of the need to tailor interventions to suit local conditions…...

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First Malaria Indicator Survey in Myanmar kicks off in Yangon

10 August 2015

Early August saw the start of the first nationwide malaria survey of its kind in Myanmar, where the spread of…...

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Sharing progress and lessons learnt from the pneumonia diagnostics project in South Sudan

31 July 2015

Pneumonia is one of the leading causes of death in children under five in both Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.…...

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Great majority of populations with access to nets use them for the intended purpose (Politics Home)

24 July 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. Malaria Consortium was disappointed to read the criticism of the Global Fund…...

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ACCESS-SMC website launched

14 July 2015

Today Malaria Consortium launches its website for the UNITAID funded project, Achieving catalytic expansion of seasonal malaria chemoprevention in the…...

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Two global malaria strategies for 2016-2030 presented at Financing for Development Conference

13 July 2015

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development kicked off today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, bringing together top-level officials and…...

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Eliminating malaria could unlock $4tn of additional economic output (Politics Home)

13 July 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. As world leaders meet for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development,…...

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Malaria Consortium joins the Dengue Tribes campaign

1 July 2015

Over 2.5 billion people – approximately 40 percent of the world’s population – are now at risk from dengue, with…...

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Malaria Consortium supports national ownership and call for increased funding in tackling neglected tropical diseases

25 June 2015

“The increase in country leadership of NTD control is critical for success and is highly reassuring,” said Sylvia Meek, Technical…...

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Malaria Consortium responds to Patrick Grady’s comments on the Sustainable Development Goals (Politics Home)

16 June 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. Malaria Consortium welcome Patrick Gradys comments on the Sustainable Development Goals, and…...

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Beyond Garki baseline results released, highlighting changes in malaria environment

11 June 2015

Over the last 15 years, increased global investment in fighting malaria has contributed substantially to reduction in the prevalence of…...

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Governments and partners in Africa discuss moving towards malaria elimination

10 June 2015

Maputo, 10 June “We must acknowledge that prioritising between competing elements is not easy and it is only through confidence in…...

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Malaria Consortium welcomes the G7 commitment to fighting neglected tropical diseases and antimicrobial resistance

9 June 2015

The Group of 7 (G7), which consists of representatives from the leading world powers, met at their annual summit meeting…...

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Baroness Hayman: G7 states can lead the world against neglected tropical diseases (Politics Home)

8 June 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. A strong commitment at the G7 Summit will provide the catalyst to defeat…...

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UK 'must continue to lead the fight against malaria' (Politics Home)

24 May 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. Ahead of World Malaria Day 2015, Malaria Consortium urges the next government to…...

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Malaria Consortium conducting Myanmar's first Malaria Indicator Survey

22 May 2015

In partnership with the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP), and with funding support from the President’s Malaria Initiative, the US…...

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Malaria Consortium supports new malaria strategies

20 May 2015

The 28th Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) board meeting, held on the eve of the World Health Assembly, used the…...

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World Malaria Day around the world - in pictures

30 April 2015

World Malaria Day is an international event that brings people together from around the globe to unite in the fight…...

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World Malaria Day 2015: more funds needed at crucial moment in development history

24 April 2015

“This World Malaria Day, we call for efforts to rid the world of malaria to be stepped up, focusing first…...

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New animation highlights the threat of drug resistant malaria (Politics Home)

24 April 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. Malaria Consortium are proud to announce the launch of the first in…...

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Nearly 800,000 children to receive malaria protection in Northern Nigeria

23 April 2015

New project prepares to provide seasonal malaria protection in Zamfara and Sokoto (Nigeria) As World Malaria Day 2015 approaches (25th April),…...

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Panel call for EU to address the urgent threat of drug resistant malaria

20 April 2015

“The issue of drug resistant malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion is an urgent one. We need to see every…...

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Malaria Consortium to host debate on EU response to global threat of malaria drug resistance

14 April 2015

On the occasion of World Malaria Day 2015 (commemorated annually on 25 April), Malaria Consortium, in partnership with the Roll…...

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The people behind Operation Health

8 April 2015

Operation Health – Comic Relief’s initiative to refurbish a health facility with support from Malaria Consortium – has had widespread…...

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International Development Act: an important historic moment (Politics Home)

27 March 2015

This article was originally published on Politics home. The Malaria Consortium welcomes the news that International Development Act has received Royal…...

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Malaria Consortium's 'Stop Malaria Project' ends with close-out event

24 March 2015

This month marked the completion of the Stop Malaria Project, which had been running across Uganda for six years. Funded by…...

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New Malaria Consortium project will expand access to iCCM services across mid-western Uganda

16 March 2015

Malaria Consortium is pleased to announce that Comic Relief has awarded us a grant to run a new project in…...

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Red Nose Day 2015 marks the culmination of Operation Health project

13 March 2015

London. Friday, March 13 – Today is Red Nose Day, marking the culmination of Comic Relief’s Operation Health project in…...

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Red Nose Day 2015 marks the culmination of Operation Health project (Politics Home)

13 March 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. Today is Red Nose Day, marking the culmination of Comic ReliefsOperation Healthproject…...

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Ugandan Pioneer Project unveils achievements and charts the way forward

26 February 2015

25 February – With 100 percent of its population at risk of malaria and 15,632 deaths from malaria occurring last…...

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Pioneer Project - in pictures

25 February 2015

Malaria Consortium’s Pioneer project was a five-year initiative in Uganda that reduced the malaria burden in the country using a…...

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Report calls for sustained effort to defeat NTDs

24 February 2015

Amid signs of progress in the fight against NTDs, the UK Coalition against NTDs calls for the momentum to be…...

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Report calls for sustained effort to defeat NTDs (Politics Home)

24 February 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. Amid signs of progress in the fight against NTDs, the UK Coalition…...

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Malaria: the last mile - a special report on drug resistant malaria

30 January 2015

The spread of drug resistant malaria threatens to undermine the excellent progress made in recent years to tackle this disease.…...

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Malaria Consortium supports Comic Relief's Operation Health campaign

29 January 2015

Malaria Consortium is delighted to be part of Comic Relief’s main fundraising campaign for Red Nose Day this year -…...

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Bill Gates calls the international community to action

22 January 2015

Malaria Consortium welcomes Bill & Melinda Gates’ continued commitment to reduce poverty related deaths by tackling infectious diseases and other…...

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Bill Gates calls the international community to action (Politics Home)

22 January 2015

This article was originally published on Politics Home. Malaria Consortium welcomes Bill Melinda Gates continued commitment to reduce poverty related…...

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The Road to Dignity - Malaria Consortium's response

7 January 2015

Malaria Consortium welcomes the UN Secretary General’s synthesis report as an important contribution to the post-2015 negotiation process. It is…...