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South Africa to support Eswatini in fighting malaria

4 March 2019, 7:02 AM

South Africa is committed to supporting the Kingdom of Eswatini in its fight against malaria.

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Study finds potential new weapon in fight against malaria

27 February 2019, 8:41 PM

For years, insecticide-soaked mosquito nets have helped dramatically lower malaria infections, but insecticide resistance has driven a search for alternatives and a new study may have uncovered one option.

A doctor in uniform

SAMA concerned over loss of qualified doctors

17 January 2019, 5:56 AM

SAMA has raised concerns over the loss of qualified doctors to other countries due to the Health Department’s inability to provide them with jobs.

A nurse holds a glass containing a cocktail of HIV/AIDS drugs for a patient at Mercy Centre.

Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate fight

12 January 2019, 6:39 AM

The Global Fund is a group of governments, civil society and private sector partners which invests around $4 billion a year to fight infectious diseases. It was launched in 2002 and has since helped slash the number of people dying from AIDS, TB and malaria.

Scientist in the lab.

Scientists say “mosquito birth control” drug could be ready in five years

10 January 2019, 10:16 AM

Scientists in the United States said on Tuesday they had taken a major step toward developing a “mosquito birth control” drug to curb the spread of malaria and other killer diseases blamed for hundreds of thousands of deaths a year.

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