WHO reports progress in malaria control
- Roll Back Malaria. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;3/16/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 11, p78
Reports the launching of Roll Back Malaria for reducing the mortality and morbidity due to the disease. Strategies of the program; Activities supported by World health Organization (WHO); Use of innovative approaches for delivering health care to the poor.
- Malaria: Hope for the future. Kondrachine, Anatoli V.; Trigg, Peter // World Health;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p26
Reports on the Global Malaria Control Strategy of the World Health Organization. Focus on disease management; Selective and targeted prevention measures; Selective vector control. INSET: Technological developments..
- Weak leadership threatens anti-malaria drive. Butler, Declan // Nature;10/3/2002, Vol. 419 Issue 6906, p422
Reports on the need for strong leadership in the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) project launched by the World Health Organization in 1998. Direction of a global effort against malaria; Support expressed by malaria-affected countries for the main goals of RBM; inadequate and conflicting technical...
- WHO calls for Nigerian commitment to combat malaria. // Africa Health;Jan2012, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p13
The article cites a report from the World Health Organization (WHO) calling for Nigerian and other African nations' commitment to fight against malaria, resulting from significant scaling-up of malaria prevention and control measures within the last decade.
- World Malaria Day 2014: Invest in the future. Defeat malaria. Atta, Hoda; Reeder, John // Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal;Apr2014, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p219
The author discusses World Malaria Day 2014 and the opportunities it provides to discuss national efforts to control and eliminate the mosquito-borne disease. Topics include the high transmission rates in Sudan and Pakistan, the correlation between improved access to health care and malaria...
- Malaria and development II: recent initiatives. Prothero, Mansell // Progress in Development Studies;Jan2003, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p65
Reports on the return of malaria control programs which followed the abandonment of malaria eradication in the early 1970s. Objectives of the Roll Back Malaria initiative announced by Doctor Harlem Brundtland, director General-Elect of the World Health Organization in May 1998; Information on...
- The mother of fevers. // World Health;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p12
Focuses on the efforts of the World Health Organization (WHO) in fighting against malaria. Number of countries where malaria occurs; Attempts of WHO to eradicate the disease with the use of DDT insecticide; Information on a global strategy to control malaria adopted at a Ministerial Conference...
- No cause for complacency. // Finance & Development;Mar2014, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p2
The article focuses on the World Health Organization (WHO)'s "World Malaria Report 2013" regarding global efforts in controlling and eliminating malaria, which have saved lives that estimated 3.3 million since 2000 and reduced 45% of mortality rates globally and 49% in Africa.
- Massive push to protect Somalis from malaria. // Africa Health;Nov2011, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p10
The article reports that the UNICEF, World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are planning interventions to address the malaria outbreak in Somalia through the funding from the Global Fund for Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) and Great Britain Department for International Development.