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Dudley Tarlton

It is Time to Focus on the Real Drivers of Malaria

Malaria

[This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] Eliminating malaria seems like a straightforward issue. The parasite is transmitted to people through bites from infected mosquitoes....

Regina Rabinovich

Bridging the Malaria Gap: Lessons from the Field

Malaria

[This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] As we draw our collective breath, the malaria community can surely bask in the knowledge that the malaria landscape has shifted...

Erin Hohlfelder

Malaria in the Time of Ebola

Malaria

[This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015]   Every year, the global health community marks April 25th as World Malaria Day—a time to reflect on the toll of the...

Lawal Yusuf

To End Malaria in Nigeria, Focus on Health Systems

Malaria

[This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] The ongoing Ebola outbreak has dominated headlines for nearly a year. It is an undeniable catastrophe , with more than 10,000 lives...

Javier Solana

Covering the “Last Mile” in the Fight Against Malaria in Mesoamerica

Malaria

[Written by Javier Solana and Antoni Plasència, the Vice President and Director, respectively, of the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)] For the tens of thousands of workers who built the Panama Canal at the beginning of the last century, the battle with mosquitoes was...

Kate Whitfield

R&D for Healthy Futures: Five Experts Pick Their Top Malaria Paper From Today

Malaria

[This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] As Margaret Chan wrote in the World Malaria Report last year, " Each year, more people are being reached with core malaria...

Elaine Roman

Investing in Integrated Health Services to Defeat Malaria

Malaria

[This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] In the final push for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals , 2015 marks a pivotal year for malaria prevention and...

Débora Miranda

Fake Antimalarials: How Big is the Problem?

Malaria

[This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] In recent years, it has been reported that up to one third of antimalarials are fake . To understand the scale of this problem, the...

Paul Newton & Andrea Stewart

Why Antimalarial Medicines Matter

Malaria

[This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015]   As World Malaria Day 2015 approaches, we are able to reflect on some of the key drivers that will bring about...

Helen Counihan

Malaria as an Entry Point for Addressing Other Conditions”

Malaria

[This blog is part of the #DefeatMalaria World Malaria Day blog series hosted by Roll Back Malaria, to be published between April 8 and May 1, 2015] Malaria is still one of the leading causes of death and illness in children under five years, but is only one piece of a...

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