Tag: malaria

Kenya to Pilot Another Malaria Vaccine Trial

April 24, 2021
Kenya is among four African countries that will carry out a larger trial in nearly 5,000 children, on a malaria vaccine proven to be 77 per cent effective. The results of trials on 450 children in Burkina Faso, by University of Oxford researchers, could be a major breakthrough against the disease that kills more than

Africa: Scientists Protest Exclusion From Malaria Fund

April 19, 2021
African scientists have protested a global health funding imbalance following an announcement of a $30 million (about Sh3.2 billion) grant allocated to foreign research firms to conduct malaria research in Africa. In January, the US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) issued a five-year grant of $30 million in new funding for operational research and programme evaluation