Malaria vaccine gets ‘green light’

The world’s first malaria vaccine has cleared one of the final hurdles prior to being approved for use in Africa.

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WHO guidelines for the treatment of malaria – Third edition

Malaria case management, which consists of prompt diagnosis and effective treatment, remains a vital component of malaria control and elimination strategies. The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the treatment of malaria contains updated recommendations based on new evidence as well as a recommendation on the use of drugs to prevent malaria in high-risk […]

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Final trial results of the world’s most advanced malaria vaccine

The first malaria vaccine candidate (RTS,S/AS01) to reach phase 3 clinical testing is partially effective against clinical disease in young African children up to 4 years after vaccination, according to final trial data, published in The Lancet. The results suggest that the vaccine could prevent a substantial number of cases of clinical malaria, especially in […]

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