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Captain Jack Olsson Jack Olsson tells of his Army experience as a Troop Commander in the 2/8th Field Artillery Regiment during his service in Borneo 1944-45, where mosquitoes reigned supreme! To be protected from malaria all troops were required to take Atebrin tablets each day under strict supervision. These tablets however were not a cure but at best a suppressive. At … More JACKS STORY!
Queensland scientists want to deliberately infect people with malaria to prove they can beat it. http://www.7News.com.au
Professor Michael Good from Griffith University, Institute for Glycomics, Gold Coast, explains further about the disease Malaria, where it’s found, the impact on the world and the vaccine. Donate Here
Medical scientists have worked in vain for many years to develop a vaccine for Malaria, which kills hundreds of thousands of people every year. In 2015, 429,000 deaths from Malaria were recorded. And in Sub-Saharan Africa, children under the age of 5 accounted for 90% of all deaths due to malaria (WHO, 2007). … More On the verge of a Malaria Vaccine
Click on the title to see an animated version of how the vaccine works! … More How the Vaccine works!
QUEENSLAND researchers believe they could be the first in the world to find an effective vaccine for malaria, after a successful trial in humans. The Sunday Mail can reveal a Griffith University trial of nine volunteers has found all participants developed an immune response after receiving a small dose of the PlasProtecT vaccine. It’s the … More Queensland Researchers believe they could be the first!!!
Our goal is to raise $500,000, we are well on our way with $170,000 raised … More Goal
The Rotary clubs of Southport and Broadbeach assisted by the Rotary club of Hope island and the Rotary Satellite Club of Southport-Griffith University have initiated a fund-raising project to support further development of a promising malaria vaccine that has been created by Professor Michael Good and his team at the Institute of Glycomics, Griffith University. This … More Partnership