Scientists determine alternative insecticide dramatically reduces malaria transmission in Africa

Scientists determine alternative insecticide dramatically reduces malaria transmission in Africa

Indoor spraying with the insecticide bendiocarb has dramatically decreased malaria transmission in many parts of Benin, new evidence that insecticides remain a potent weapon for fighting malaria in Africa despite the rapid rise of resistance to an entire class of mosquito-killing compounds, according to a study published today in the October edition of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

IRC Says 10 Million Might Die of Tuberculosis by 2015

IRC Says 10 Million Might Die of Tuberculosis by 2015

Health News: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies warned Thursday that as many as 10 million people will die of Tuberculosis by 2015, unless the international community intervenes. The world’s largest humanitarian and development network presented its report to mark World Tuberculosis Day. Tuberculosis – preventable and curable The International Federation […]