More on World Malaria Day 2019 After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has levelled off. According to WHO’s latest World malaria report, no significant gains were made in reducing malaria cases in the period 2015 to 2017. The estimated number of malaria deaths in 2017, at 435 000, remained … More “Zero malaria starts with me”
World Malaria Day 2019 is on April 25th, this annual event is a worldwide effort, to raise awareness of Malaria and funds for the treatment and prevention of malaria. The day works to highlight the need for better political intervention in malaria control and prevention. The day also marks the continuing great achievements in the … More WORLD MALARIA DAY 25 APRIL
Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt announces the Government will support clinical trials to test the effectiveness of a world-first malaria vaccine in an attempt to globally eradicate the disease! … More TRIAL TO TACKLE MALARIA
Eight years ago, Professor Michael Good and his team set a goal of developing a whole parasite vaccine and testing it in human volunteers. This vision was derived from experiments they had published previously in which volunteers could be infected with a low dose of live parasites and treated before they became sick. … More PROGRESS TOWARDS THE MALARIA VACCINE, PlasProtecT
The partnership between Rotary and Griffith University (Institute for Glycomics) has raised nearly $500,000 to enable the critical clinical trials of Professor Michael Good’s promising malaria vaccine PlasProtecT®. to proceed in Australia.
Professor Ned Pankhurst Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor Griffith University … More Griffith University & Rotary: An enviable partnership
The start of a new year with exciting prospects for the Malaria Vaccine Project, in less than 2 years, the Project has raised more than AUS $500,000 and Rotarian’s and friends of Rotary all over Australia have done the heavy lifting having raised nearly 80% of this total. The result of this incredible effort is … More HAPPY NEW YEAR
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
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!