• Kenya Applies to Pilot New Malaria Vaccine Testing

    Daily Nation
    13 Dec 2016
  • Why my son is the future of fighting malaria

    "Why my son is the future of fighting malaria," is a blog by Samuel Oduor Wangowe, a community relations officer at the Kenya Medical Research Institute/Walter Reed Project in Kombewa, Kenya. This blog, part of the World Malaria Day 2016 focus in ONE, looks at the possibility of adding another weapon in the fight against malaria.

    25 Apr 2016
  • Australian researchers identify the body's malaria-blocking response

    Australian researchers have made a discovery that could help in the global battle to develop a vaccine for malaria, one of the world's leading killers.

    The Sydney Morning Herald
    18 Mar 2015
  • What kills little kids?

    The Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (GBD 2013) based at the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington recently released its global mortality numbers for the year 2013.

    PLOS Blogs
    24 Feb 2015
  • Scientists produce malaria vaccine from algae

    Researchers have developed a new candidate for malaria vaccine with the help of algae-produced malaria parasite protein.

    The Times of India
    19 Feb 2015
  • Gates Foundation awards $50 million to Stanford vaccine discovery

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said on Friday it had awarded Stanford University a $50 million grant to accelerate vaccine development efforts for the world's most deadly diseases, including AIDS and malaria.

    Reuters
    30 Jan 2015
  • Here's how Bill Gates will try to save 2 million children from dying this year

    In the past 25 years, the child death rate around the world fell by half. It’s one of the great public health success stories in history. Bill and Melinda Gates think we can do better.

    Forbes
    21 Jan 2015
  • Bill Gates on role of tech in solving global issues

    In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates discusses the use of technological innovations to solve the world's problems.

    Wall Street Journal
    21 Jan 2015
  • Malaria eradication: blocking transmission to mosquitoes

    To wipe out malaria, researchers are racing to develop a vaccine that protects mosquitoes from infection.

    7 Jan 2015
  • Bitten by 200 mosquitoes: Seattle volunteers bare arms in malaria test

    After a decade of studies, scientists at Seattle BioMed will begin testing a new vaccine strategy for malaria this week.

    The Seattle Times
    5 Jan 2015
  • 2015 Gates Letter

    This year's annual letter from Bill and Melinda Gates focuses on their big bet for the future: The lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history. And their lives will improve more than anyone else's.

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    1 Jan 2015
  • SEAP region's top science stories in 2014

    Still bearing the scars of natural disasters and disease outbreaks, nations in the South-East Asia and Pacific region braved a new string of calamities and major threats to lives in 2014. At the same time, new discoveries and innovations during the year also pushed forward the search for technologies and products that could help lift the quality of life for people in the region.

    SciDev.net
    23 Dec 2014

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