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Eritrea: Malaria Prevalence Reduced by 90% Nationwide, 98% at Regional Level

A very successful malaria mortality reduction program is operating, effectively, safely and affordably, in Eritrea
A very successful malaria mortality reduction program is operating, effectively, safely and affordably, in Eritrea

By SelamTribune,

AT a meeting he conducted with representatives of residents of the Northern Red Sea region in connection with the National Malaria Day, Dr. Yohannes Tekeste, Head of Ministry of Health branch office in the region, indicated that the prevalence of malaria has been reduced by 98%.

He further explained that in the past 67% of the residents of the region have been affected by the disease, and that with the 5 years plan charted by the Health Ministry in 1999 strong efforts have been exerted to reduce the malaria prevalence by 88%.  Continue reading Eritrea: Malaria Prevalence Reduced by 90% Nationwide, 98% at Regional Level

Eritrea Made the Biggest Breakthrough in Preventing Malaria Mortality in History

Why is the mainstream media headlines greet Bill Gates announcement of his “Malaria vaccine” program while ignoring the biggest breakthrough in Malaria mortality prevention in history was made possible through simple public-health practice?

Eritrea won the battle against Malaria

By Ruben Rosenberg Colorni,

A few years back, the World’s richest man, Bill Gates, announced a donation of about $1 billion out of his fortune towards funding a Malaria “vaccine” research which is still the number one killer disease in Africa.

Putting aside conspiracy theories about big pharmaceutical industries for being behind a systematic tendency of using the less developed continents (especially Africa) as guinea pigs for non-consensual research and testing new drugs disguised as development, the world media gave applause and front page headline coverage for this big announcement.

However, hundreds of studies, papers and analyses have determined that the best way to reduce transmission and mortality from infectious diseases such as Malaria and Polio is to educate a population and raise its standard of living.

One best example is the African nation of Eritrea. Continue reading Eritrea Made the Biggest Breakthrough in Preventing Malaria Mortality in History

Eritrea: Defeating Malaria One Mosquito Net At a Time

Eritrea: Malaria no More ...

By Thomas C. Mountain,  modernghana.com

Eritrea, One of the planets smallest, poorest countries is defeating malaria one mosquito net at a time.

In the last decade, by providing insecticide treated mosquito nets to its people, and more importantly, making sure that every net is retreated every three months, Eritrea, in the impoverished, war torn Horn of Africa, has reduced malaria mortality by an astonishing 85 percent. Continue reading Eritrea: Defeating Malaria One Mosquito Net At a Time