Apr 25th, 2013
By Winnie Ssanyu Sseruma Almost half the world’s population – an estimated three billion people – live in areas where malaria is transmitted. Endemic to 107 countries in the tropics and subtropics, it is responsible for around one million deaths globally every year, with sub-Saharan Africa the hardes...
In East Africa
May 10th, 2012
Antananarivo – A particularly severe outbreak of malaria in Madagascar has killed seven people since the beginning of the month and has left 60 others in need of hospitalisation, the country’s health minister said on Thursday. Madagascar has seen an increase in the number of malaria cases...
Apr 26th, 2012
Participants at a day’s workshop organised by African Media and Malaria Network (AMMREN) called for effective preventive and pragmatic strategies to eradicate malaria especially in pregnant women and children in Africa. In a 10-point communiqué issued at the end of the workshop in Accra on Wednesday,...
Apr 25th, 2012
Last year on World Malaria Day, we mourned the fact that one child died every 45 seconds from this disease. This year, we have managed to slow the clock. It remains a monumental tragedy that one child dies every minute from malaria, but we can draw some hope from the many lives saved through internat...