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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.

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.

Africa Malaria Day
On the 25th of April, Africa celebrates Africa Malaria Day. The theme for the 2005 event was "Unite Against Malaria", and the associated slogan was "Together We Can Beat Malaria". This WHO site provides event info and resources, and supports community networking efforts.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Artemisinin Based Combination Therapies, Vietnam
Company producing antimalarial materials extracted from Artemisia annua. Products include artemisinin, dihydroartemisinin (DHA), artesunate, artemether and arteether.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Presents an in-depth look at malaria.

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.

eMedicine Health - Malaria
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this infection of the blood.

The European Malaria Vaccine Initiative
Established in 1998 by the European Commission and interested European Union Member States, in order to address identified structural deficiencies in public funded malaria vaccine development. News, calls, meetings, organization, and links.

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.

Health Link MCW
An article concerning Malarone, a new malaria medication with fewer side-effects.

HPA - Malaria Reference Laboratory
Guidelines for travellers for protection against malaria. From the UK Health Protection Agency, a non-departmental public body.

Impact Malaria
An information database specially dedicated to healthcare professionals and the general public. Find scientific news and events, information about the fight against this disorder, and training tools for healthcare professionals.

The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute
Outlines current research into a vaccine, with background details of the disease, FAQ, and details of other research projects.

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.

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.

Malaria Consortium
An international non-profit organization with the aim of improving disease control at global, regional and local levels. Includes details of activities in Uganda and Ghana. Head office in London, UK.

Malaria Database
Resources for scientists doing malaria research.

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 Facts
Factsheet with causes, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, complications, treatment, and prevention.

Malaria Links
A reference page containing links on malaria: diagnosis, treatment and control as well as links for advice regarding protection of travellers

Malaria News -
Latest news stories from around the world.

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.

Malaria Travel Information
A reference page containing links on information and advice regarding protection of international travellers against malaria .

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.

Malaria Web Site
This site provides information on history, pathology, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, complications and control of malaria.

Manuel Patarroyo - Third World Traveler
Information about the Colombian researcher and developer of the malaria vaccine.

MARA/AMRA Project Home Page
Mapping malaria risk in Africa.

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.

MEDLINEplus: Malaria
US National Institutes of Health directory of their extensive collection of malaria-related documents

MIMCom Malaria Research Resources
Communications working group of the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria, from the National Library of Medicine.

Monash University Department of Microbiology
Contains a Malaria database for scientists working in research.

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.

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.

NetMark: A Regional Partnership for Sustainable Malaria Prevention
Managed by the Academy for Educational Development (AED), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization. Goal is to make affordable, lifesaving insecticide-treated nets commercially available on a national scale in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Zambia.

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.

Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership
Information on the global fight against malaria and the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) initiative. Includes fact sheets and details of current programs.

Ronald Ross and the Transmission of Malaria
An article pertaining to Ronald Ross, who in 1897 discovered malarial parasites in mosquitoes.

Rotary Against Malaria
Information about malaria and the Rotary Club's anti-malaria project.

Shoklo Malaria Research Unit
Malaria research along the Thai-Burmese border. Includes location, publications, malaria task force, and photograph album.

South Africa's War against Malaria: Lessons for the Developing World
Policy analysis by the Cato Institute describes malaria control techniques, and recommends indoor residual spraying of DDT to reduce the overall disease burden, so that countries can afford to purchase expensive, but effective, new drugs to treat the remaining cases.

WHO: Global Malaria Programme
Responsible for policy and strategy formulation, operations support and capacity development, and coordination of WHO's global efforts against the disease

Wikipedia - Malaria
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article about the disease and its impacts, treatment, prevention and control.

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