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Malaria: A Devastating Public Heath Concern


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    **Below are the links that were provided throughout the website for further information into different topics.  I hope they are useful to you.**

Malaria - The Disease


Anopheles mosquito

http://www.cdc.gov/Malaria/biology/mosquito/

Plasmodium

http://www-micro.msb.le.ac.uk/224/Bradley/Biology.html

lifecycle

http://www-micro.msb.le.ac.uk/224/Bradley/Biology.html

disease

http://www.cdc.gov/Malaria/disease.htm

detection methods

http://www.malariasite.com/malaria/DiagnosisOfMalaria.htm

Global warming

http://yosemite.epa.gov/oar/globalwarming.nsf/content/ImpactsHealth.html

Artemisinin

http://homepages.uel.ac.uk/4474p/qingh.htm http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=24010 

Dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT)

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/tfacts35.html#bookmark01

insecticide treated bed nets (INTs)

http://www.who.int/tdr/research/finalreps/no5.htm

imported malaria 

   http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/distribution_epi/areas_eliminated.htm

affected regions

http://www.who.int/malaria/malariaendemiccountries.html

spraying-link to picture

http://lhncbc.nlm.nih.gov/apdb/phsHistory/resources/dis_malaria.html

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Organizations

Tennessee Valley Authority

http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/142.html#142.7

Malaria Control in War Areas (MCWA)

http://lhncbc.nlm.nih.gov/apdb/phsHistory/resources/glry_disease.htm

Silent Spring

http://www.nrdc.org/health/pesticides/hcarson.asp ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silent_Spring http://www.silentspring.org/ ; http://www.rachelcarson.org/

Gates Foundation http://www.gatesfoundation.org/GlobalHealth/Pri_Diseases/Malaria/default.htm

CDC - malaria

http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/

 USAID (through the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria) http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/global_health/id/malaria/index.html

Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV)

http://www.mmv.org/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=15

Malaria Vaccine Initiative at PATH

http://www.malariavaccine.org/

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)- general

http://www.cdc.gov/

President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)

http://www.fightingmalaria.gov/index.html

U.S. Department of State

http://www.state.gov/

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

http://www.nih.gov/

The World Bank

http://www.worldbank.org/

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

http://www.unicef.org/

The American Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/

World Health Organization

http://www.who.int/topics/malaria/en/

Roll Back Malaria Partnership

http://www.rbm.who.int/cgi-bin/rbm/rbmportal/custom/rbm/home.do


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