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Image: ookinetes after a genetic cross between two distinct parasites lines
29 November 2014

Article provides first genetic evidence that alveolins are necessary for asexual blood-stage parasite development in Plasmodium

Image: MCDC members at APPMG. Photograph courtesy of MCDC
28 November 2014

MCDC hold annual meeting and present to UK MPs at the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases

21 November 2014

Study concludes that Ivermectin can safely be given in combination with AL to reduce likelihood of malaria transmission

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.

25 April 2014

Interactive training programmes for health workers could reduce overdiagnosis of malaria by half and help prevent valuable drugs from being wasted on patients who don’t have the disease