World Malaria Day

By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Apr 25th, 2013
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By Ambassador Donald Koran, opinion Today, around half the world’s population is at risk from malaria – a preventable and treatable disease that claims the life of a child every minute. Just ten years ago it was estimated that globally, malaria killed nearly a million people each year, wi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2013
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By Imogen Lamb, April 25 is World Malaria Day, a day designed to highlight a disease that continues to kill almost 700,000 people around the world every year. Most of the deaths occur in young children under five years old. RFI visits the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the disease remains endemi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Apr 25th, 2012
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2012
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Today on World Malaria Day, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) named the United Against Malaria (UAM) campaign an official social program of the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations, being held in South Africa early next year. Although preventable and treatable, malaria kills a child in Africa ...
By benim
In News
May 5th, 2011
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Cape Town – Malaria costs Africa $12bn a year in lost productivity, an expense that businesses can reduce by investing in prevention schemes, said a study released on Thursday. “Malaria is bad for business. The disease is responsible for decreased productivity, employee absenteeism and in...