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!!
Bill Gates head of the world’s largest private charitable foundation, has called on Australia to become the regional champion of a historic drive to eradicate malaria from Asia within 10 years…….read more
A very generous donation from The Reuben Pelerman Benevolent Foundation plus a couple of smaller donations made the committee very happy just before the Christmas holidays, bringing our donations to $290,000 getting us even closer to the target of $500,000. Thank you again to our very generous supporters of the Malaria Vaccine Project Good news … More GOOD NEWS!!
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As the Malaria Vaccine Project has now raised over $200,000 this means Dr Michael Good and his team at Griffith University, Institute for Glycomics can now commence the planning process for the clinical trial and undertake the test of the first dose of the vaccine. The vaccine, PlasProtecT, is made by culturing malaria parasites and then … More News on the planning process for the clinical trial!
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!