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International Pest Control – March/April 2022 – Vol 64, Nr.2

International Pest Control – March/April 2022 – Vol 64, Nr.2

| March 30, 2022

Even if you live far from the war in Europe the implications for the cost of basic foods and products needed by agriculture will reach you. While European countries struggle to cope with millions of refugees – an issue already familiar to many other countries around the world – there is also the real concern […]

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An innovative year-round larvicide for mosquito control

An innovative year-round larvicide for mosquito control

| October 6, 2021

Mosquitoes are considered one of the most serious vectors of some of the world’s deadly diseases afflicting the tropical and subtropical countries. One of the devastating mosquito transmitted diseases, malaria is known to be endemic in 117 countries with 3.2 billion people living at risk all over the world and about 350 to 500 million […]

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Uzbekistan declared malaria free

Uzbekistan declared malaria free

| January 30, 2019

When Uzbekistan earned WHO certification as malaria free, it was a major achievement in global health that demonstrates what is possible when partners coordinate preventive efforts, the Global Fund said today. “It’s an extraordinary outcome,” said Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund. “We applaud Uzbekistan’s success, and we are delighted that the Global […]

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International news in brief – November/December 2018

International news in brief – November/December 2018

| December 7, 2018

Europe’s largest flow-through mesocosm launches in Yorkshire Europe’s first fully flow-through, edge of field waterbody safety assessment facility has been opened by Kevin Hollinrake, UK Member of Parliament for Thirsk and Malton at an event in York, England. The E-Flows mesocosm is a ground-breaking project designed and developed by translational science and research organisation Fera […]

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Malaria Control: Better Health, Better Future 2016 – Eradicate Malaria for Good

Malaria Control: Better Health, Better Future 2016 – Eradicate Malaria for Good

| September 2, 2016

Following on from the World Malaria Day (WMD) celebration initiative and the subsequent commitment by SCI in 2015 to be part of the global millennium development goal to eradicate malaria, this year’s theme is “Eradicate Malaria for Good”. The millennium development goal is to decrease malaria by 90% by 2030. In spite of the encouraging […]

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Insecticide Treated Bednets for Malaria Control

Insecticide Treated Bednets for Malaria Control

| September 2, 2016

Mosquitoes have been disturbing humans ever since both have co-existed. The earliest records of nets being used to protect people from mosquito bites are from ancient Egypt, but it was not until the early 1980s that the first trials of insecticide impregnated bednets took place. As evidence for the impact of insecticide treated nets (ITNs) […]

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Insecticide Resistance: Are We Losing the Battle to Control the Mosquito Vectors of Malaria?

Insecticide Resistance: Are We Losing the Battle to Control the Mosquito Vectors of Malaria?

| August 25, 2016

In the twenty first century malaria still holds a terrible grip on the lives of millions, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. However, since the turn of the millennium there has been a 40% reduction in the incidence of clinical disease, averting an estimated 663 million clinical cases. It has been estimated that the majority of this […]

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Malaria Control, Better Health, Better Future. 

Malaria Control, Better Health, Better Future. 

| August 19, 2015

Malaria is one of the deadliest infectious diseases in the world, in spite of a high number of deaths resulting from malaria being preventable. In 2013, malaria affected almost 200 million people worldwide in tropical countries especially Africa. Over 25% of reported malaria cases resulted deaths, with the highest recorded deaths being of children under […]

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