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Major success in the fight against malaria has largely been due to efforts aimed at killing mosquitoes. The targetted attack has involved deployment of bed nets or indoor sprays that include insecticides. But mosquitoes are developing resistance to these chemicals while at the same time global funds for their deployment are shrinking. In the push [...]Read Moreread more
“Towards poverty alleviation and long-term development by incorporating targeted, adequate and sustainable vector control into NTD control programmes”Read Moreread more
Despite being treatable, malaria has by far the greatest impact on human health from vectors. For example in Africa, a child dies every 45 seconds of malaria. Both prevention through vector control and treatment are needed to protect populations, Indeed Vector control in many third world areas can have tremendous impacts, however Malaria Vector control [...]Read Moreread more
African malaria experts take charge in Africa’s war against malaria By Dr. Charles Mbogo On the April 25 observance of World Malaria Day, it’s useful to assess our progress and determine the best way forward. Malaria is a deadly disease transmitted to people through infected mosquitoes. It attacked over 290 million people and resulted in [...]Read Moreread more