GM plant tech boosts malaria drug yield

Scientists have modified a plant's genes to make it produce high levels of a key malaria drug, potentially helping meet the large global demand.

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3 years ago

BBC

Nobel-winning drug 'tackles malaria'

A parasite-killing drug, whose discovery won the Nobel prize, may also cut cases of malaria, say researchers.

 

3 years ago

Daily News

Malaria drug factory opens on Thursday


Malaria drug factory opens on Thursday
Daily News
A STATE-of-art Biolarvicides factory that promises to wipe out the deadly malaria in the country is scheduled for official launch today. President Jakaya Kikwete and the visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, are expected to officiate ...

 

3 years ago

TheCitizen

Why this steep rise in price of Malaria Drug?

The government has for the past five years or so been heavily subsidising the artemether/lumefantrine (ALu) drug combination, which was introduced as the first line of treatment of uncomplicated malaria back in 2006.

 

4 years ago

Michuzi

Tanzania Set to Test New Anti-Malaria Drug

BY ABDUEL ELINAZA, 29 APRIL 2014  ALLAFRICA.COM
Guangzhou — TANZANIA could be headed to a malaria-free country, thanks to Chinese medical research findings that target the disease-causing parasite itself instead of the mosquitoes which carry it. The current approach to deal with malaria is to control mosquitoes, which spread the disease by either killing them with insecticides or by draining bodies of stagnant water in which their larvae live.
However, Dr Li Guoqiao of the Guangzhou...

 

2 years ago

Nigeria Today

Drug Trafficker: Tanzanian court sentence Nigerian man to jail for drug dealings


Pulse Nigeria
Drug Trafficker: Tanzanian court sentence Nigerian man to jail for drug dealings
Nigeria Today
The judge refused the defence counsel's appeal to have Ike serve his jail term in Nigeria, stating that the convict would stay in Tanzanian prison since he committed the crime in the country.
Drug trafficking: Nigerian man bags life imprisonment in TanzaniaDaily Post Nigeria
Nigerian jailed for life in TanzaniaThe Herald
Tanzanian court jails Nigerian for life over drug traffickingNews...

 

2 years ago

Bongo5

Wema Sepetu: I am not a drug addict, and I am not a drug abuser (Exclusive)

Wema Sepetu anataka kuweka jambo moja ‘very clear’ kuwa yeye si mtumiaji wa madawa ya kulevya.

Staa huyo ametoa kauli hiyo baada ya kuwepo kwenye orodha ya mastaa wanaotuhumiwa kubwia unga na walioamriwa na Mkuu wa Mkoa wa Dar es Salaam, Paul Makonda kujisalimisha kituo cha polisi central jijini Dar, Ijumaa hii kwa mahojiano zaidi.

“Mimi kama Wema nimekuwa nikisemwa sana kuhusu kujihusisha na utumiaji wa madawa ya kulevya na hata kujihusisha katika kuuza madawa ya kulevya,” amesema Wema...

 

2 years ago

Dewji Blog

Malaria experts and African leaders challenged to maintain the momentum and win the race for malaria elimination

Novartis convenes the 15th Annual National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) Best Practice Sharing Workshop today in Dakar, Senegal

-National Malaria Control Program best practice sharing workshop takes place in Senegal, which has made great strides in malaria control

-Event brings together delegates from 33 African countries to accelerate malaria elimination efforts

-Novartis Malaria Initiative celebrates treatment delivery milestone, with more than 800 million treatments distributed since...

 

2 years ago

Michuzi

JK Ashiriki Uzinduzi wa Baraza la Kutokomeza Malaria Duniani (End Malaria Council) Davos, Uswisi

Na Mwandishi Maalum, Davos, UswisiRais Mstaafu Dkt. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete ameshiriki katika uzinduzi wa Baraza la Kutokomeza Malaria Duniani (End Malaria Council) uliofanyika tarehe 19 Januari, 2016 huko Davos Uswisi.Baraza la Kutokomeza Malaria linaundwa na Wajumbe 9 ambao ni watu mashuhuri katika sekta ya umma na sekta binafsi duniani. Wajumbe hao ni wafuatao:1. Bill Gates- Mwanzilishi na Mmiliki wa Bill Gates Foundation2. Ray Chambers- Mwakilishi Maalum wa Katibu Mkuu wa Umoja wa Mataifa...

 

4 years ago

Dewji Blog

Novartis and Malaria No More help fulfill malaria treatment goal in Zambia by raising funds for three million treatments through Power of One

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-Power of One campaign, supported by exclusive treatment sponsor Novartis, raises funds for three million treatments for children with malaria

-Novartis associates rallied behind Power of One to fund close to 500,000 antimalarial treatments for Zambia

-Company reaches delivery landmark with 700 million antimalarial treatments supplied without profit in 60 malaria-endemic countries since 2001

Novartis (http://www.novartis.com) announced today that, through Power of One, enough funds have...

 

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