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London: But there is still an opportunity to substantially reduce the death toll by prioritising the most critical services, specifically antiretroviral therapy for HIV, timely TB diagnosis and treatment, and provision of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for malaria, researchers say. more
Global community pledges $14 billion to step up fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

New York: Donors have pledged just over $14 billion for the next three years to save 16 million lives and help end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030.

Uzbekistan wins its long fight against malaria, as global rates continue to rise

New York: Uzbekistan’s success in becoming recognized as a malaria-free country by the World Health Organization (WHO), is an “extraordinary outcome,” said the Executive ...

UN health agency launches action plan as global malaria cases rise

New York, Targets to reduce global rates of infections and deaths from malaria are not being met, says the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2018 World malaria report, released on M ...

Poor diets threaten health more than malaria, tuberculosis, measles – new UN report

New York: With one-in-five deaths associated with poor-quality diets, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) issued a co-authored report on Wednesday, urging policymak ...

Paraguay’s elimination of malaria ‘shows what is possible’ – UN health agency

New York: Paraguay has successfully eliminated malaria, the United Nations health agency has announced, highlighting that the major milestone offers lessons to other countries aiming to c ...

Get malaria response ‘back on track,’ UN says, as progress stalls and funding flatlines

New York: Marking World Malaria Day, the head of the United Nations health agency on Wednesday stressed the need to get the global response against the disease back on track while acknowl ...

Malaria response at ‘crossroads,’ risks backward slide – UN

New York, Nov 30(Just Earth News): The importance of regional organizations grows with every decade that passes as they are essential to face the difficult challenges that threaten the wo ...

UN health agency rushes to prevent malaria, cholera outbreaks in flood-hit Sierra Leone

New York, Aug 21(Just Earth News): The United Nations health agency is working closely with the Government of Sierra Leone to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as malaria and ch ...

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot malaria vaccine trial – UN

New York, Apr 26(Just Earth News): The United Nations health agency’s regional office for Africa has announced that Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in a breakthrough pilot programm ...