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WHO’s New Strategy to Combat Antimalarial Drug Resistance in Africa

On November 17, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy to combat antimalarial drug resistance in Africa. It was launched during the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week – the annual international campaign that raises awareness about antibiotic resistance. What causes malaria? Malaria is caused by a parasite that spreads to humans through the bites of ..




2018 World Mosquito Day (WMD)

The World Mosquito Day (WMD) is observed every year on August 20 to raise awareness regarding what all causes malaria and ways to prevent it. The day also observed to mark British doctor Sir Ronald Ross’ 1897 landmark discovery that female mosquitoes “Anopheles” transmit malaria to humans. This discovery laid foundations for scientists across the ..