Posts Tagged ‘malaria’

How Ending Malaria Transforms the World?

Organized by The Swiss Malaria Group, the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, and the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute, Geneva April 25 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la Paix Geneva, Switzerland MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION After a consistent decline over decades, the rate of malaria infections is on…

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Accelerating US Progress in Combating Malaria Worldwide: Recommendations for Maximizing Investments Toward a World Free From Malaria

For more than a decade, the US government has made smart, strategic investments to combat malaria worldwide. These investments, alongside those of our partners, have yielded remarkable results in reducing the burden of the disease and promoting economic growth in malaria-endemic countries. Now we have reached a critical juncture, and there is both an opportunity…

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GHC NEWS FLASH: GLOBAL HEALTH ROUNDUP 6/5/2017

GHC’s Collective Voice Converges in Geneva for WHA70  Last week the Seventieth World Health Assembly (WHA70) concluded in Geneva, Switzerland. It was a whirlwind WHA with a WHO Director-General election, and several agenda items – from Health Systems to Communicable Diseases – addressed. Global Health Council (GHC) sent a robust delegation of 70 members to…

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GHC NEWS FLASH: GLOBAL HEALTH ROUNDUP 5/01/2017

GHC Reflects on its Own First 100 Days In global health, we know benchmarks matter. They’re the difference between whether a child reaches his or her 5th birthday or dies of a vaccine-preventable illness. They signal how a health system would respond to the next pandemic or humanitarian crisis. What gets measured gets done, and…

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Home by Home: Liliane’s Tireless Fight Against Malaria

This guest post has been provided by GHC member Jhpiego. It originally appeared as a photo essay on Jhpiego’s medium blog.  Olivia Mboli, a single mom of five children, works on a palm oil plantation in west Cameroon, earning $32 to $42 per month. “It’s difficult to meet my children’s needs,” she says, particularly when…

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Global health is good business — Trump should get in the prosperity

This guest post was written by Chris Collins, President and CEO of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. It originally appeared on The Hill website. As President-elect Trump considers submitting a fiscal year 2018 budget request to Congress, scores of government funding issues will be intensely debated. America’s investment in global health…

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A year in review: The top stories in global health innovation that shaped 2016

This guest post was written by Kat Kelley, Senior Program Assistant at Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC), and originally appeared on GHTC’s website. 2016 was a year that ushered in significant shifts in the global health landscape. We witnessed the waning of the Ebola epidemic and the waxing of the Zika outbreak; important leadership changes…

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GSK and MVI Announce Promising Malaria Vaccine Trial Results

Last week GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies and the PATH Malaria Vaccine Intiative (MVI), announced that the world may be closer to a malaria vaccine than once thought.  Working together, MVI and GSK announced results from a large scale trail in Africa testing the RTS,S vaccine which demonstrated…

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