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Training manuals: Use of artemisinin-based combination therapies and rapid diagnostic tests for home-based management of fever in Uganda

Resource to train community health workers on the use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests and fever management.


Manuels de formation : utilisation des combinaisons thérapeutiques à base d'artémisinine et des tests de dépistage rapide pour la prise en charge à domicile de la fièvre en Ouganda

Ressource pour former les personnels de santé communautaires à l'utilisation des tests de dépistage rapide du paludisme et à la prise en charge de la fièvre.


Manuais de formação: Utilização de terapias combinadas à base de artemisina e de testes de diagnóstico rápido para a gestão domiciliária da febre no Uganda

Recurso para ministrar formação aos funcionários dos serviços de saúde comunitário sobre a utilização de testes de diagnóstico rápido para a malária e sobre a gestão dos estados febris.


News

World Malaria Report 2013: Major progress against disease 'still fragile'

Malaria deaths have declined by 45% globally since 2000 - thanks to prevention and control measures, political commitment and expanded funding. But improving access to diagnosis and


World Malaria Day: call to close gaps in prevention and treatment to defeat malaria

World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on the global health community to urgently address significant gaps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malaria. Despite dramatic


World Health Organization (WHO) Member States agree global malaria strategy for 2016-2030

WHO Member States agreed a new global malaria strategy for 2016-2030 and approved the Organization-s proposed programme budget for 2016-2017.


World Health Day 2014: raising malaria awareness to members of UK Parliament

Small bite, big threat: too many lives are still at risk of vector-borne diseases. On World Health Day, British Parliamentarians learned about the current status of malaria at an event


The Roll Back Malaria board announces closure of RBM secretariat

The Roll Back Malaria (RBM) partnership is to restructure to meet the new challenges posed in the post-2015 era whilst building on the success of the last 17 years.


Strong partners make malaria an endangered species in Kabuyu

Read the latest Roll Back Malaria (RBM) partnership World Malaria Day blog by Elisabeth Wilhelm from MACEPA and Global Health Corps


Patients with fever need better diagnosis and appropriate treatment

Many people who visit health clinics with fever in malaria endemic areas do not have malaria, but they still receive antimalarial drugs. A new report from the World Health Organization


Open consultation for Global Technical Strategy for malaria

Until 15 August, an online consultation is open for the draft post-2015 global technical strategy for malaria (GTS): Accelerating progress towards elimination.


Malaria drug resistance a potential 'global disaster'

Malaria experts from the World Health Organization Western Pacific Region and key partners are reiterating a warning that anti-malarial drug resistance is an ever-growing challenge


Malaria control in humanitarian emergencies

A field handbook published by the World Health Organization (WHO) provides guidance on how to control malaria in countries affected by conflict and humanitarian disaster. Prof Mark


Malaria control guidance in Ebola-affected countries

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have a high burden of malaria and together saw an estimated 6.6 million malaria cases and 20,000 deaths in 2013. WHO has issued guidance on temporary


Have your say in the next Global Malaria Action Plan

The process of developing the second Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP2) for the period 2016-2025 is now focusing on country consultations to ensure it is responsive to country needs


Global Malaria Action Plan 2016-2030 open for public review

After months of extensive and worldwide consultation in all sectors of society, a public review of the penultimate version of the GMAP2 - "Towards a Malaria Free-World: A Global


Global leaders call for increased financing to end malaria under post-2015 development agenda

As global leaders gathered in Addis Ababa for the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development, the malaria community outlined a vision for a malaria-free world. In order


Effective malaria control dramatically reduces deaths

The number of people dying from malaria has fallen dramatically since 2000 and malaria cases are also steadily declining, according to the World Malaria Report 2014. Experts highlight


East African malaria community meets in Rwanda

ACT Consortium members participated in the recent Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Eastern Africa Sub-Regional Network (EARN) Annual Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda.