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Assessing the effectiveness of a community digital health platform in Mozambique

26 July 2022

In a new learning paper published today, Malaria Consortium reviews the effectiveness of upSCALE, a community digital health platform implemented…...

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Community dialogues increase knowledge and improve uptake of malaria services among internally displaced communities in the Southwest and Littoral regions of Cameroon

22 July 2022

Globally, Cameroon is among the 15 highest burden malaria countries, with three percent of all global malaria cases and three…...

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Greater support needed for health systems in high disease burden countries to ensure equitable distribution of malaria vaccine

13 July 2022

Alongside the announcement of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) framework for the allocation of limited malaria vaccine supply published earlier…...

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Malaria Consortium appoints Dr James Tibenderana as new Chief Executive

7 July 2022

Malaria Consortium’s Board of Trustees is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr James Kananura Tibenderana as its new Chief…...

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Access to anti-malarials must be synchronised with access to diagnostic tests to avoid malaria medicine misuse in Nigeria

6 July 2022

The supply of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) medicines needs to be synchronised to prevent high…...

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Sub-Saharan countries well positioned to pioneer digital molecular diagnostics for infectious diseases as part of an African digital transformation

1 July 2022

In a new paper published in PLOS Digital Health, researchers highlight how early adoption of digital molecular diagnostics – small…...

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$4 billion renewed commitment to end malaria and NTDs as countries mobilise to get progress back on track

24 June 2022

Yesterday, over US$4 billion in funding was committed to ending malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) at a Summit co-convened…...

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Research insight - Shared malaria surveillance expertise has transformative effect on success of surveillance as a core intervention in moderate to high transmission settings

21 June 2022

New research suggests that making use of practical experience can have a transformative effect on the success of malaria surveillance…...

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Pneumonia project launched in N’Djamena, Chad

17 June 2022

A new initiative to improve the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and referral of children with pneumonia in Chad was launched today…...

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Malaria Consortium join discussions with UK Government on climate change and global health

10 June 2022

Yesterday, Malaria Consortium’s Senior Country Technical Coordinator in Nigeria, Olusola Oresanya, joined civil society representatives at a roundtable convened by…...

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WHO issue new guidelines on seasonal malaria chemoprevention implementation – our response

8 June 2022

On 3 June 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued new malaria chemoprevention guidelines. While previous WHO policy recommendations provided…...

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Annual SMERG meeting drives digitalisation of malaria surveillance

20 May 2022

The RBM Partnership to End Malaria hosted its 33rd meeting of the Surveillance, Monitoring, and Evaluation Reference Group (SMERG) from…...

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Virtual Microbiology and Infectious Disease Summit 2022 explores malaria diagnostics

18 May 2022

Yesterday, the Virtual Microbiology and Infectious Disease Summit 2022 hosted a selection of world-leading health experts in microbiology and infectious…...

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Launch of UK government’s new International Development Strategy raises more questions than answers

18 May 2022

The UK government has this week published its International Development Strategy (IDS), detailing how the UK plans to take forward…...

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Malaria Consortium records highest COVID-19 vaccination coverage rates in South Sudan

28 April 2022

Malaria Consortium has recorded the highest COVID-19 vaccination coverage rates in South Sudan in their work supporting the National Ministry…...

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American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene articles explore effective malaria surveillance systems

26 April 2022

The first of three malaria surveillance supplemental issues in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (AJTMH) was published…...

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Malaria Consortium announces expansion of seasonal malaria chemoprevention to South Sudan

25 April 2022

Malaria Consortium is pleased to announce the expansion of its seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) programme to include an implementation study…...

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New research study to determine potential impact of previous COVID-19 infection on risk of malaria among recovered patients

22 April 2022

Malaria Consortium today announced a new research study to determine the burden of malaria and long-term complications following SARS-CoV-2 infection.…...

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Scientific modelling for malaria policymaking

20 April 2022

Researchers from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), Uganda National Malaria Control Division (NMCD) and Malaria Consortium…...

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New tool to lower the costs of distributing vital insecticide-treated nets for malaria control

30 March 2022

A new cost-effective decision-making tool can be used to quickly map out and prioritise regions for insecticide-treated net (ITN) distribution,…...

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21st meeting of WHO's MPAG brings fresh momentum to the fight against malaria in Africa

25 March 2022

The 21st meeting of the Malaria Policy Advisory Group (MPAG), part of the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Global Malaria Programme…...

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Pneumonia research needs significant funding injection to accelerate ending preventable child deaths from the disease

26 February 2022

Findings from an electronic Delphi (eDelphi) research prioritisation exercise conducted by The Every Breath Counts (EBC) Research Group between November…...

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Decisive action needed now warns the latest African Union Malaria Progress Report

10 February 2022

Earlier this week, African Heads of State and Government were urged to take decisive action if they are to be…...

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Malaria Consortium Chief Executive to step down

3 February 2022

After nine years Malaria Consortium Chief Executive Charles Nelson has confirmed plans to step down from the role in October…...

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Improving neglected tropical disease services and integration into primary healthcare in Ethiopia

29 January 2022

Results from a research study conducted by Malaria Consortium to improve the integration of neglected tropical disease (NTD) services into…...

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New project to boost malaria burden reduction gains in Uganda

26 January 2022

To build on and boost gains made in Uganda’s mission to eradicate malaria, Malaria Consortium is implementing a new project…...

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Non-medical health workers use simplified tools to treat malnutrition in children under five in rural Nigeria

5 January 2022

Community health workers in rural Nigeria without formal medical education can successfully identify, treat and refer cases of malnutrition in…...