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Malaria cases to spike this summer: NICD

23 December 2019, 12:36 PM

The National Institute for Communicable Disease (NICD) says Malaria cases are expected to increase during the summer months with higher temperatures and rainfall on the continent.

Travellers warned of high risk malaria areas

23 December 2019, 10:31 AM

The National Institute for Communicable Disease (NICD) has warned travelers to various parts of the country and continent to look out for high-risk malaria areas and symptoms of malaria.

Malaria fight stalling at ‘unacceptably high level’ of deaths: WHO

4 December 2019, 6:47 AM

Malaria still infects millions of people every year and kills more than 400,000 – mostly children in Africa – because the fight against the mosquito-borne disease has stalled, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

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Contaminated breast milk poses threat to child development

29 November 2019, 2:59 PM

Health experts at the tenth annual Child Health Priorities conference say while breast milk has high nutritional value, it’s exposure to pesticides such as DDT malaria pesticides poses a significant threat to child development.

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International donors pledge $14 bln to fight AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis

13 October 2019, 9:28 AM

International donors pledged $14 billion to fight diseases including AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis at a Global Fund summit in the French city of Lyon.

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