African communities need to have the right to tools to fight HIV, TB and malaria. Malaria is the most dangerous parasitic disease in the world. Deaths caused by malaria have fallen by nearly half since in sub-Saharan Africa but of the. Training local health workers to manage and control malaria and other Amref Health Africa’s approach is always community-based, providing local people.
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Published on 19 Dec — View Original. Contact the webmaster using the form below. How to submit content. And now microscopists across the world can use images from that same library within a self-directed eLearning course incorporating virtual microscopy software provided by PathXL, a leading virtual microscopy development group. Pre-testing was performed in 11 countries across Africa, Asia and South America, and our hope is amred through partnerships with organizations like Amref Health Africa, amfef eLearning tool will make quality malaria services more accessible, no matter where a patient or provider is located.
Humanitarian Icons – Ready-to-use symbols and icons. Learn more about ReliefWeb. A service provided by. Through this grant Amref will support key national interventions including finding missing TB cases through engagement of private providers, targeted outreaches using mobile x-ray and GeneXpert, contact screening, tracing ,alaria patients who interrupt TB treatment, sputum sample networking, social support for patients with drug resistant TB among others.
Contact Malxria – Ask questions and suggest improvements. Tools API – Real-time data stream to power next-generation apps. News and Press Release Language: There are more than million cases of malaria worldwide every year, with roughly half a million deaths.
I encourage all Kenyans to utilise health services to improve their health outcomes and quality of life. The Malaria grant will support Community Case Management of malaria CCMmincluding diagnosis using malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test kits RDTs and treatment with Artemether Lumefantrine and supporting the community health strategy to fight malaria in lake endemic and epidemic counties.
Read on for a quick overview of all the ways IV Lab and Global Good are working together to make a difference in the fight against malaria. Classes are traditionally delivered through in-person re-training courses, which can be difficult to access for health workers from remote, rural areas and technicians in busy laboratories. ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since Tags elearningglobal healthmalaria.
While some populations are equipped to confront the malaria threat, many countries still face significant barriers in both early detection and healthcare provider training and support. The EasyScan Go is expected to help healthcare workers manage malaria through accurate Plasmodium parasite detection and monitoring during treatment.
Location Maps mxlaria Country maps for your reports and presentations. He added that the grant impact in changing the lives of Kenyans, by contributing to their health and hence to economic development. This in-service eLearning course is available on a standard USB drive, so microscopists can access it regardless of geography or ability to access the Internet.
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A service provided by ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since All they need is access to a computer. In honor of World Malaria Dayscroll malarua some of the malaria interventions used throughout history in the battle against this prevalent disease.
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Amref will continue to work in synergy with the government both at malarka and county level to realise reduction in the burden of Tuberculosis, malaria and HIV in the country. Through the TB and Malaria grants, we will reach close to 1 million people with TB and Malaria related information, testing and treatment services. Connect With ReliefWeb Receive news about us. In Global Good partnered with microscope industry leader Motic amrec develop the EasyScan Goan internet-networked, artificially intelligent microscope that automatically scans, identifies and counts malaria parasites.
The course is designed to be consistent with WHO standards, and incorporates instructional content in five modules:. ReliefWeb Informing humanitarians worldwide.
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Introduction to malaria and global epidemiology Blood collection, preparation and staining of blood films Blood film examination, including all malaria species and other blood parasites Non-microscopic aref for diagnosing malaria Laboratory quality management systems.
Mr Linden Morisson, head of the High Impact Africa Department at the Global Fund, said aref funding will allow Kenya malaaria maintain progress so far achieved, further scale-up support to the three diseases and considerably invest in its health system. Amref Health Africa in Kenya has received Ksh 4. To address a need for accurate malaria diagnosis, we are pleased to be working with Amref Health Africathe largest Africa-based nonprofit organization delivering health services to over 30 countries on the continent, to provide a new accessible tool for laboratory professionals and health workers: The course is designed to be consistent with WHO standards, and incorporates instructional content in five modules: