Initial success in human clinical trials has given hope for the next stage in the development of a new malaria vaccine. … More Human trial success signals next stage of malaria vaccine development!
Channel 7 interviews Dr Danielle Stanisic from Griffith University and Kenton Campbell Managing Director Zarraffas
World Malaria Day is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April and recognises global efforts to control malaria. Globally, 3.3 billion people in 106 countries are at risk of malaria. WHO (World health organisation) joins partner organisations in promoting this year’s World Malaria Day theme, Ready to Beat Malaria. more………
A COMMONWEALTH GAMES athlete has been hospitalised and is in a serious condition after contracting a tropical disease in the lead up to the event.
GOLDOC has confirmed a 23-year-old athlete was admitted to Gold Coast University Hospital yesterday suffering from malaria. … More Commonwealth Games athlete taken to hospital after contracting malaria!
How the new mozzie emoji can create buzz to battle mosquito-borne disease Mosquitoes are coming. The Unicode Consortium has just announced that alongside your smiling face – or perhaps crying face – emoji you’ll soon be able to add a mosquito in Facebook. Read more……..
Benji was a guest along with committee members Past District Governor Sandra and Sam Doumany and Karin Kolenko at the Brazilian Gala Masquerade Ball in Canberra. 50% of the proceeds from the Ball will be donated to the Polio Campaign and the other half to the Malaria Vaccine Project. I think Benji had a great … More BENJI GOES TO BRAZILIAN BALL
The next stage is a more extensive clinical trial in Australia. The objective of this trial is to evaluate the effectiveness of the vaccine with a larger number of volunteers. Initially we will confirm that the vaccine stimulates a population of white blood cells, called T cells, which we know are capable of killing the … More Clinical trials save lives
International travellers could be at risk of malaria infection in 91 countries around the world, mainly in Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each year, WHO (World Health Organisation) releases International Travel and Health, a comprehensive and up-to-date guide regarding the prevention and treatment of all diseases potentially affecting travellers. The publication is aimed at health practitioners and … More THINKING OF TRAVELLING!!