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Image: Researcher in the lab. Image courtesy of Teun Bousema
27 June 2014

Brian Greenwood writes about the use of a placebo in vaccine trials in a Lancet article

Image: Health workers in Afghanistan receive training to perform RDTs
20 June 2014

Clinicians who use rapid diagnostic tests instead of relying on patients’ symptoms are less likely to overprescribe malaria treatment. The tests are also better at detecting fatal forms of malaria, according to research published today in the British Medical Journal

Image: Updated primaquine roadmap.
15 June 2014

The Global Health Group at UCSF and the LSHTM Malaria Centre hosted a second meeting to update the primaquine roadmap developed in 2012

13 June 2014

A new genetic ‘barcode’ for malaria parasites has been found which could be used to track and contain the spread of the disease, according to new research published in Nature Communications

09 June 2014

Brian Greenwood contributes to a book on malaria with an account of the important role that the Gambia has played in malaria research

06 June 2014

Harry Tagbor explains the story behind the success of his new intermittent screening and treatment of malaria in pregnancy strategy

28 May 2014

Results from Outlet and Household Surveys before and after Implementation of the Affordable Medicines Facility - Malaria

27 May 2014

Artemisinin based malaria drugs are viewed as safe, but animal safety studies raised concerns over their potential to cause damage to parts of the brain involved in hearing and balance

14 May 2014

Motivating volunteers and strengthening support to health systems are critical if community interventions are to become the solution to improving access to primary health care, according to a new study

26 April 2014

Study uses whole-genome analysis of malaria parasites to identify targets of immunity and parasite molecules likely to respond to differences in local epidemiology and drug use.