Smartphone Application for Automated Malaria Screening

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A publication from BMC Infectious Diseases in November 2020 details a smartphone application for automated malaria screening. The Android application combines multiple functions, including image acquisition, screening, and management of the acquired data. Used in combination with a microscope adapter, this results in a very affordable design. Android smartphones and microscopes are both common in malaria clinics, and an adapter … Read More

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Partnering for Impact: Bayer Joins the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa

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By Bayer At Bayer, we are committed to using science and innovation to improve people’s lives for the better. Bayer’s heritage in malaria control spans over more than 60 years and we continue to build on this long-term commitment and expertise by researching, developing and supplying innovative solutions including Indoor Residual Spray (IRS) and supplying active ingredient for use in … Read More

Ian MatthewsPartnering for Impact: Bayer Joins the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa

Target Malaria: A Glimpse Into the Future of Malaria Control

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The WHO World Malaria Report 2020 reveals that despite tremendous global progress in reducing malaria, headway has slowed since 2015, hitting a plateau in the last three years. The WHO warns that if new tools are not forthcoming, key targets of its global malaria strategy will likely be missed. Current interventions, such as drug treatments, LLIN and IRS, have helped … Read More

Ian MatthewsTarget Malaria: A Glimpse Into the Future of Malaria Control

CAMA Dialogue Series: Partnerships to Step Up Investment in Malaria

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The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) and partners are hosting a three-part dialogue series between March and May 2021 to mobilize the private sector, government and key stakeholders in the global health community towards continued commitment and increased investment in malaria elimination.  Despite the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world have held the line by … Read More

Ian MatthewsCAMA Dialogue Series: Partnerships to Step Up Investment in Malaria

GBCHealth 2020 Retrospective

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2020 was a tumultuous year as we, along with the rest of the world, adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 continues to have a major impact on the global healthcare ecosystem and beyond. It has disrupted delivery of essential products and services which are critical in efforts to control infectious diseases, and in protecting the health of our most vulnerable … Read More

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Q&A with CAMA Co-Chair on CAMA’s Impact & New Strategy Launch

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Michael Steinberg is Team Lead, Global Public Health, Chevron Corporation and Co-Chair of the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA). GBCHealth  spoke with Mr. Steinberg about CAMA’s impact and future potential, as well as the private sector’s role in the fight against malaria. This follows the launch of CAMA’s strategic plan for 2021-2023, which sets out the blueprint for … Read More

Ian MatthewsQ&A with CAMA Co-Chair on CAMA’s Impact & New Strategy Launch

How Investments in Health Can Help Defeat Malaria and COVID-19

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By Kevin Murphy, President of ExxonMobil Foundation and Manager of Corporate Citizenship and Global Community Investments for Exxon Mobil Corporation When COVID-19 stopped the world in its tracks, it also threatened to roll back decades of progress against another major public health challenge — malaria. As of last year, malaria mortality rates had declined by 60% since 2000, and significant progress had been made … Read More

Ian MatthewsHow Investments in Health Can Help Defeat Malaria and COVID-19

WHO Calls for Reinvigorated Action To Fight Malaria

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The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries and global health partners to step up the fight against malaria, a preventable and treatable disease that continues to claim hundreds of thousands of lives each year. Better targeting of interventions, new tools and increased funding are needed to change the global trajectory of the disease and reach internationally-agreed targets. According … Read More

Ian MatthewsWHO Calls for Reinvigorated Action To Fight Malaria

CAMA Launches Strategic Plan for Elimination of Malaria in Africa

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The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) announced the launch of its strategic plan for 2021-2023, which sets out the blueprint for action for the next three years. Through private sector initiatives, the Alliance aims to reach millions of people with malaria control interventions to improve awareness and scale up prevention activities. The plan was launched at CAMA’s 2020 … Read More

Ian MatthewsCAMA Launches Strategic Plan for Elimination of Malaria in Africa

A Talk With Access Bank About Their Sustainability Strategy

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Access Bank was recently granted sustainability certification by the European Organisation for Sustainable Development (EOSD) under its Sustainability Standards and Certification Initiative (SSCI). On September 30, 2020, the Bank was presented with the certificate at the Global Sustainable Finance Awards, held in Karlsruhe, Germany as part of the 2020 World Development Finance Forum (WDFF), becoming the first African commercial bank … Read More

Ian MatthewsA Talk With Access Bank About Their Sustainability Strategy