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A Classroom Clinic: Bringing Malaria Diagnosis and Treatment to Schools in Malawi

By Rabson Kondowe (Lead Writer) Clara Mbalale still vividly remembers the day in 2019 she felt unwell while at school. “I was in Mathematics class, then all of a sudden my body was very hot, I was sweating and I had a headache. I felt weak,” says the 14-year-old. “I informed my teacher and he […]

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Thought Leadership Series

Achieving Zero Malaria by 2030: What Nigeria must do to advance towards elimination

By Kemisola Agbaoye (Lead Writer) Malaria is one of the leading causes of death in children under five years of age globally. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), a child dies from malaria every two minutes. Eighty percent of the global malaria burden is carried by 15 countries, 14 of which are in Sub-Saharan […]

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African leaders launch new, continent-wide campaign for a malaria-free Africa

Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign empowers Africans to take a stand in the fight against the deadly disease. Monday 2 July 2018 – Today marks the launch of Zero Malaria Starts with Me, a continent-wide campaign co-led by the African Union Commission and the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, and supported by African leaders, […]