African Malaria Network Trust
The African Malaria Network Trust (AMANET) and researchers at the Malaria Research Training Center (MRTC), University of Bamako in Mali have launched a large scale study to evaluate the candidate malaria vaccine merozoite surface protein-3 long synthetic peptide (MSP3-LSP).
4 DECEMBER 2006 BANGKOK -- A report by the world's leading international health organizations today calls for joint action to accelerate the development and licensing of a highly effective malaria vaccine.
Malaria remains one of the leading causes of infection, morbidity and mortality in Africa. It is estimated between 300 and 500 million new cases are reported worldwide every year, and malaria causes one million childhood deaths annually.
Malaria Red Reference is a project by the World Health Organization (WHO) that aims to improve health workers' access to malaria information in the Southern Africa region.