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Developing stronger nets and testing them in the field

9 Feb | Stronger nets can be made by increasing yarn diameter and net weight, but thus become more expensive. Increasing yarn diameter while at the same time making the mesh bigger can result in a net with the same square meter weight, which is actually slightly less costly than a standard net. But will it be stronger?

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African leaders hailed as countries make gains against malaria

30 Jan | At a time of historic progress toward a malaria-­free Africa, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) honoured eight African countries that have shown commitment and innovation in the fight against the disease.

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Global leaders launch council to help end malaria

20 Jan | Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ray Chambers, the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Health in Agenda 2030 and for Malaria, announced the launch of the End Malaria Council, which aims to ensure malaria eradication remains a top global priority.

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Fight Malaria

Although malaria is a life-threatening tropical disease caused by bites of infected mosquitoes, it is completely preventable. The use of treated bed nets has slashed the risk of malaria over the past years, but the fight is far from over. Read More