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Mosquitoes Have Developed Resistance to Every One of Our Malaria-Fighting Tools

Over the last decade and a half, malaria rates globally have plummeted. In 2000, 839,000 people around the world died from malaria, according to the World Health Organization. In 2015, 438,000 did.

This reduction was achieved for the most part through a concerted global aid effort that focused on simple solutions with widespread distribution. Insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs) were handed out to expectant mothers and school kids to protect families from hungry mosquitoes while they slept. Homes were sprayed with long-lasting insecticide to kill the insects after a blood feed, before they can spread the parasite. Artemisinin combination therapy—the gold standard in antimalarial…

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 Mosquitoes Have Developed Resistance to Every One of Our Malaria-Fighting Tools

Though not widespread yet, this developing resistance threatens to render each of our most effective malaria-stopping technologies useless.

Against Malaria Foundation

We help protect people from malaria. We fund anti-malaria nets specifically long-lasting insecticidal nets, and work with distribution partners to ensure they are used. We track and report on net use and malaria case data.

Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium works in partnership with communities, health systems, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions and local and international organisations to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services. Together, we work to secure access for groups most at risk, to prevention, care and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases.

Malaria No More

Malaria No More is determined to end malaria deaths. A non-profit, non-governmental organization, Malaria No More makes high-yield investments of time and capital to speed progress, unlock resources, mobilize new assets and spur the world toward reaching this goal.

Medicines for Malaria Venture

MMV, a not-for-profit public-private partnership, was established as a foundation in Switzerland in 1999. It is dedicated to reducing the burden of malaria in disease-endemic countries by discovering, developing and facilitating delivery of new, effective and affordable antimalarial drugs.

RBM Partnership to End Malaria

The RBM Partnership to End Malaria is the largest global platform for coordinated action towards a world free from malaria. It is comprised of over 500 partners - from community health worker groups and researchers developing new tools, to malaria-affected and donor countries, businesses and international organisations.

Shrinking the Malaria Map

The Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Global Health Group believes global malaria eradication through regional elimination is possible within a generation. We develop innovative, strategic, and evidence-based solutions for countries and regions to eliminate malaria.

United Against Malaria

Join the winning team that will beat malaria. We have the tools and the momentum. Now we need you.

Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance

APLMA is an affiliation of Asian and Pacific heads of government formed to accelerate progress against malaria and to eliminate it in the region by 2030.

Malaria and Infectious Diseases in Africa

The primary objective of this publication is to give African malariologists the opportunity to know each other, exchange views, find out who is doing what and to envisage the possibilities for south-south collaboration in research.

Malaria Diagnostics

PATH works to ensure that diagnostic tools to improve malaria case management and contribute to elimination are available and accessible to malaria endemic populations. We collaborate with partners to develop, evaluate, and commercialize highly sensitive tests to detect low-density infections and point-of-care tests for G6PD deficiency to guide treatment of patients with Plasmodium vivax.

Malaria Journal

Malaria Journal is aimed at the scientific community interested in malaria in its broadest sense. It is the only journal that publishes exclusively articles on malaria and, as such, it aims to bring together knowledge from the different specialties involved in this very broad discipline, from the bench to the bedside and to the field.


It’s a big job. But at PATH, we’re experienced. We’re passionate. We’re driven. We’re looking ahead to turn research into innovation and problems into plans. Because that’s what a path is—a way forward.


Malaria Top News Stories.


People with malaria often experience fever, chills, and flu-like illness. Left untreated, they may develop severe complications and die. In 2010 an estimated 216 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide and 655,000 people died, most (91%) in the African Region.


Welcome to DPDx, a Web site developed and maintained by CDC''s Division of Parasitic Diseases (DPD). Our goal is to use the Internet to strengthen diagnosis of parasitic diseases, both in the United States and abroad.


Malaria is a serious disease caused by a parasite. Infected mosquitoes spread it. Malaria is a major cause of death worldwide, but it is almost wiped out in the United States. The disease is mostly a problem in developing countries with warm climates. If you travel to these countries, you are at risk. There are four different types of malaria caused by four related parasites. The most deadly type occurs in Africa south of the Sahara Desert.

SciDev Net

Controlling a disease as entrenched as malaria, which kills over one million people a year '' mostly young children in sub-Saharan Africa '' is an enormous challenge. New policies, strategies and solutions are urgently needed.


The World Malaria Report 2012 summarizes information received from 104 malaria-endemic countries and other sources, and updates the analyses presented in the 2011 report. It highlights the progress made towards the global malaria targets set for 2015 and describes current challenges for global malaria control and elimination.

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