Fighting Malaria, On-Screen

  • September 29, 2021

Three talented African filmmakers ‎ set out to create entertaining, short films that could capture people’s attention whilst ‎landing important messages about malaria treatment and prevention in light of the Zero Malaria Starts With Me Campaign. By tapping into popular culture, appealing to younger audiences, and thinking outside the

Youth Uniting To Achieve Zero Malaria Within A Generation

  • September 29, 2021

Today, the youth in Africa have been identified as critical stakeholders by both government and non-state agencies in the accelerated malaria fight due to their power to mobilise themselves, disseminate information, and hold leaders accountable. They are a vital population of over 845 million in Africa, dominating the global

Global TB Experts Call for Urgent Investments In New TB Vaccines

  • September 29, 2021

Experts from the Stop TB Partnership, researchers, and civil society representatives called on world leaders today to deliver new, effective, safe, equitable, and affordable tuberculosis (TB) vaccines by 2025. On the 100th anniversary of the Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine, currently, the only vaccine in existence against TB, the group

The Pilot of A New, Shorter Tuberculosis (TB) Treatment

  • June 28, 2021

TB treatments are notoriously hard to adhere to, and a shorter regimen is here to offer a breakthrough. People at high risk of developing tuberculosis will soon access a once-weekly pill that prevents TB bacteria from developing into a contagious case. The rollout continues in five AU Member States: