Deutsche Presse-Agentur

07/03/2012 Deutsche Presse-Agentur

The number of malaria deaths has declined significantly in recent years - but for how long? In two studies, researchers examine two areas in the fight against the disease: the spraying of insecticides and the effectiveness of artemisinin. The works are in the " American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene " (AJTMH). (Translated with Google Translate)

New York Times

05/07/2012 Flood of Donations to Fight AIDS Appears not to Detract From Other Health Issues

Pouring donor money into fighting AIDS in a poor African country does not necessarily detract from addressing other medical problems there, like malaria, malnutrition and infections, a six-year study in Rwanda has found.

The New Times (Rwanda)

05/05/2012 Rwanda: HIV Funding Impacts Health Services - Study

A US-funded study has indicated that increased funding of HIV/Aids programmes in Rwanda has benefited other health programmes. Disease-specific programmes can provide sustainable capacity building to health systems when there is conscious intent to do so

Rwanda News Agency

05/02/2012 Study defends massive HIV/Aids funding for Rwanda

Even when Rwanda is getting massive funding for HIV/Aids, that has not diverted government’s attention away from fighting unrelated afflictions - such as malaria, measles and malnutrition, says a major study.

Associated Press

02/06/2012 Lyme Disease Map Pinpoints Areas Where Disease Poses Biggest Threat

Researchers who spent three years dragging sheets of fabric through the woods to snag ticks have created a detailed map they claim could improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. The map, which pinpoints areas of the eastern United States where people have the highest risk of contracting Lyme disease, is part of a study published in the February issue of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Star-Ledger

02/04/2012 Researcher: N.J. is 'loaded' with ticks carrying Lyme disease

A researcher who aided in mapping the risk of Lyme disease in a national study released this week, said New Jersey was "loaded."

NPR's Shots

02/02/2012 Tick Tally Reveals Lyme Disease Risk

Previous maps have shown where people reported cases of [Lyme] disease, but not where they contracted it. The new study includes a map of infected tick infestations. The findings appear in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Al Jazeera

01/13/2012 Cholera in Haiti: From control to elimination

Two years after a massive earthquake and subsequent cholera outbreak, Haitians are trying to improve public health.

British Medical Journal

01/10/2012 Haiti’s cholera outbreak provides important lessons for global health

A study into how a disease previously unknown in Haiti eventually led to the world’s worst cholera epidemic offers valuable lessons for global health, say researchers from the US charity Partners in Health.

PRI's The World

01/10/2012 Tracking Down Haiti's First Cholera Case

Two Boston-based doctors think they've identified the first Haitian who caught cholera and then spread the disease to others after an earthquake hit the island two years ago this week.

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