JACKS STORY!

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 Researchers believe they could be the first!!!

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!!!

Partnership

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