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Treated mosquito nets are safe and effective

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For many decades Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) have been used to protect people against malaria. Due to their effectiveness, the use of ITNs has...

Message of the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, on World Malaria Day 2017

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Today, we commemorate World Malaria Day to highlight malaria and its devastating impact on families, communities and development. Malaria is a global...

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to take part in WHO malaria vaccine pilot programme

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Brazzaville, 24 April 2017 - The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) announced today that Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will...

Apelos a alto nível para vacinas para todos: parceiros de vacinação e países celebram Semana Africana de Vacinação

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N'Djamena, Chade, 22 de Abril de 2017 - As agências das Nações Unidas, altos funcionários dos governos, parceiros de imunização e líderes...

Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine - Dr Matshidiso Moeti's interview with BBC

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The World Health Organization on the significance of the vaccine pilot programme. Listen to the interview