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Malaria Foundation International
Facilitates the development, education and implementation of solutions to the health, economic and social problems caused by malaria.
Malaria Database
Resources for scientists doing malaria research.
Mamas Health
Malaria, its symptoms, treatment and prevention.
Malaria Web Site
This site provides information on history, pathology, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, complications and control of malaria.
MARA/AMRA Project Home Page
Mapping malaria risk in Africa.
Health Care Information: Relapsing Malaria
It is possible to develop a relapsing type of malaria months to even years after traveling to a malaria infected country, even if you were taking the appropriate malaria medications to prevent the illness.
Malaria Diagnosis Prophylaxis Treatment
Online information on Malaria, presented by the Haematology department of Royal Perth Hospital.
Navy Medical Department Pocket Guide to Malaria Prevention and Control
The U.S. Navy guide to preventing and controlling malaria.
Rotary Against Malaria
Information about malaria and the Rotary Club's anti-malaria project.
PHLS Malaria Reference Laboratory
This is the website of the Public Health Laboratories, Malaria Reference Laboratory, UK. It contains guidelines for travellers from UK for protection against malaria .
Malaria Travel Information
A reference page containing links on information and advice regarding protection of international travellers against malaria .
Malaria Links
A reference page containing links on malaria: diagnosis, treatment and control as well as links for advice regarding protection of travellers
European Malaria Vaccine Consortium
EUROMALVAC Consortium is a European Union-funded cluster of research groups working on developing a vaccine against Plasmodium falciparum malaria.
Malaria Facts
An informational site which will help you learn about this disease and its prevention, so that you may reduce your risk of contracting it.
Malaria and Health
A resource for travel medicine health professionals and the public. Provides an overview of the disease, endemic areas, prevention measures including drug prophylaxis as well as links to other malaria and tropical medicine sites.
Health Link MCW
An article concerning Malarone, a new malaria medication with fewer side-effects.
Multilateral Initiative on Malaria
An alliance of organizations and individuals concerned with malaria. MIM aims to maximize the impact of scientific research against malaria in Africa, through promoting capacity building and facilitating global collaboration and coordination. MIM will hold the 3rd Pan-African Conference on Malaria in Arusha, Tanzania in November 2002.
NetMark: A Regional Partnership for Sustainable Malaria Prevention
Managed by the Academy for Educational Development (AED), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to positive social change, NetMark’s goal is to make affordable, lifesaving insecticide-treated nets commercially available on a national scale in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Zambia.
Leiden Malaria Research Group
Malaria research in the Leiden University Medical Center (Netherlands). Detailed description of the malaria parasite Plasmodium berghei, one of the four rodent parasites that infect African murine rodents.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Malaria Centre
The LSHTM Malaria Centre facilitates malaria research both in the School and in malaria endemic areas, offers training in various aspects of malaria research and control and contributes to global efforts to control malaria infection.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Malaria Research Activities
NIAID began investigating malaria over 50 years ago, and today the Institute is the world's leading supporter of malaria research. NIAID-supported scientists conduct laboratory and clinical research, including field-based studies of malaria in endemic areas of Africa and Southeast Asia, such as Mali, Ghana, Malawi and Papua New Guinea.
ACTMalaria - The Asian Collaborative Training Network for Malaria
ACTMalaria is an intercountry initiative between Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. ACTMalaria develops training materials and courses to meet the needs of malaria control programs in southeast Asia and the Mekong valley.
Environmental Health Project - Malaria Resources
Sponsored by USAID's Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition. Resources available include regular bulletins and reports outlining anti-malaria strategies and policy recommendations, assessments of past programs, studies and conference proceedings.
Roll Back Malaria
Global Partnership hosted by the World Health Organization enabling countries to take effective, sustainable action against malaria, focusing on prompt access to effective treatment, prevention and control of malaria during pregnancy, promotion of insecticide-treated mosquito nets as a means of prevention, and anti-malaria strategies for emergency and epidemic situations.
Progress and Challenges for Malaria Vaccines
Nature review of current status and strategies for development of a malaria vaccine (February 2002).
Antimalarial Drug Resistance and its Assessment
A website dedicated to drug resistance in malaria and to drug sensitivity assays. Its aim is to provide researchers with all information and software required for drug sensitivity testing.
Preventing Malaria: Risk zones, Prevention and Treatment
This website is intended to help better inform travellers about malaria, the relative risks of infection, and the methods used to guard against it.
Shoklo Malaria Research Unit
Malaria research along the Thai-Burmese border. Includes location, publications, malaria task force, and photograph album.
DDT & Malaria: Answers to Common Questions
The Stockholm Convention, signed by 91 countries and the European Community in 2001, will enter into force and become legally binding when it is ratified by 50 countries, raising the possibility of the 'loss' of DDT as a tool for malaria control. This IPEN document answers some common questions that arise in public discussions of the DDT issue.
MIMCom Malaria Research Resources
Communications working group of the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria, from the National Library of Medicine.
Anamed Malaria Programme
Numerous studies in tropical countries have demonstrated the potential of artemisia-based medicines. The Anamed coordination in Germany has committed itself to making hybrid seeds available, providing information about cultivation in the tropics, recording the effectiveness and side-effects, and publishing the results in the national languages of southern countries, as an aid to decision-making.
MEDLINEplus: Malaria
US National Institutes of Health directory of their extensive collection of malaria-related documents
Airport Malaria : Jet-Setting Mosquitos Spread Disease
Since 1977, when the disease was first documented, 75 cases of airport malaria have been observed in western Europe. People may be infected by the bite of an anopheles mosquito during a flight or stopover, or while opening containers or luggage all over the airport area. People who live near an airport or whose road transport brings them into the vicinity may also be affected.
Malaria Vaccine Initiative
MVI's mission is to accelerate the development of promising malaria vaccine candidates and ensure their availability and accessibility for the developing world.
AnoBase: The Anopheles Database
Database containing genomic/biological information on anopheline mosquitoes, with an emphasis on Anopheles gambiae, the world's most important malaria vector. AnoBase is the continuation of AnoDB, a database established and maintained since 1996 at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of the Foundation of Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
Bednet.org
Regularly updated links to news, scientific articles, web sites and books on Malaria.
Malaria Research and Reference Reagent Resource Center (MR4)
Provides a central source of quality controlled malaria-related reagents and information to the international malaria research community.
Africa Malaria Day
On the 25th of April, Africa celebrates Africa Malaria Day. The theme for the 2003 event is 'Insecticide Treated Nets and Effective Malaria Treatment for Pregnant Women and Young Children by 2005'. This WHO site provides event info and resources, and supports community networking efforts.
DEET - Information from US Environmental Protection Agency
This page discusses EPA's actions concerning DEET, considered by many to be the most effective mosquito repellent currently available. Page also includes tips on how to use DEET products safely.
Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV)
MMV is a nonprofit foundation created to discover, develop and deliver new, affordable antimalarial drugs through effective public-private partnerships.
PATH Canada - Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health
Malaria control programme promotes insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) as a simple, low-cost, and appropriate technology with enormous potential to prevent malaria and decrease childhood mortality and morbidity from the disease.

 
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