The WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) welcomes the publication of the Global Plan for Artemisinin Resistance Containment (GPARC) developed by the World Health Organization. We are pleased to support and participate in this coordinated effort with the many stakeholders represented here today to contain the current threat of emerging artemisinin resistance.
Professor Nick White (on the right), Chairman of MORU and the South-east Asia Clinical Research Network, has been given an award in recognition of his "outstanding and exemplary contribution to the advancement of the world's medical and public health services".
A workshop to address infectious diseases at the animal-human interface was held from January 20th to 22nd, at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City. The workshop was sponsored by the British High Commission in Singapore, the UK-South East Asia Partners in Science, the Viet Nam Department of Animal Health, and the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme Oxford University Clinical Research Unit.
Malaria parasites are less effective at causing infection if they are out of sync with their victim's body clock, scientists have found. Researchers, at the universities of Edinburgh and Oxford, gave the parasites "jet lag" by inserting them into mice whose body clocks were different to their own 24-hour cycle.
Paper published in Nature on 11th October 2017 by Professor Bob Snow. Read Bob Snow's article in The Conversation. 115 years of malaria data collected in Africa gives the most detailed picture yet of where efforts to control malaria infection are being won and lost across the continent. The largest data repository of any parasitic disease in ...