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from the. baker structures in line with the rules set by the team. being recipes for success the strategy that makes a difference. baking bread on the d.w.i. . this is the news africa coming up in the next fifteen minutes on world malaria day allowing gonna end kenya are administering the only licensed vaccine to protect against the misfeatures freight disease we have a report from god women larry it kills three children every day. will also get a report from was and beat with malaria inspections picking up in the aftermath of the last month's deadly cycle.
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i'm christine wonderwall come to news africa i'm glad you're tuned in today is world malaria day it's a disease that was once on the decline but now on the rise again the world health organization estimates malaria killed four hundred thirty five thousand people in twenty seventeen alone most of those who die african children under the age of five efforts to fight the disease have stagnated and recent he isn't pots of africa infection rates have actually risen but there's hope this week as three african countries rolled out a program of beck's anation it's hoped the programs in malawi kenya and gonna will dramatically cut the disease this report from one of those countries gonna. which at this call from. the states is to ghana and treats me many of them i hear because of my leave yeah. the hospital records over one hundred suspected
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malaria cases daily with famed high among children under five years the disease doesn't spare st and adults. still remains in number one cause of hospital attendance saw a very high percentage of the patients who reported his hospital for treatment come because of malaria and they also diagnosed ourselves. for us we have both complicated complicated malaria and of malaria among children under five. dollars cent and malaria in their in their grown ups in the aged three years a group got their record it half a million malaria related admissions to hospital the health ministry says that dropped by fifty to four hundred thousand by twenty eighteen thanks to programs
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like this one the lead agency hoping with campaigns for over a decade now is the malaria control program a major challenge is getting people to change the behavior change behavior intercepting these interventions which are known to be effective change behavior in shoes in the nets when we give out to them for free cept in which case into your homes to spread your household for the areas that are eligible and for children and a fight that my bones and the wards affecting the actual going to be given they make since i saw a lot of a pregnant lot of issues has to do with behavior change for people you know despite the gains there remains a major cause of death in ghana the country's targets in zero g.'s by twenty thirty but in many communities. choked with stagnant water where mosquitoes breed in
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me again i join. malawi and kenya to pay a lot already tested malaria for scenes for over one hundred twenty thousand children aged twenty four months and younger. have gone through a lot of with regards to various impacts that it will have reducing the. number of money. due to malaria. reducing area deaths four in ten and. useful gains that we think that as a country when you move ahead and then introduce the vaccine in this introduction in selected districts and finally really not to the entire country. as a catalyst to our effort to admit. malaria is estimated to have killed around five hundred people in twenty eighteen that's a figure officials want to reduce fare that. ban is like this about mosquito sprays
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sure that's the fight isn't over yet and joining me now is yeah he is africa representative for he is in a safe or dr without borders he specializes in public health and is an fall in research he joins me now from welcome say d.w. africa mr bowen is this the of by the vaccine that will end malaria. well thank you for thank you for inviting me to first mention that i represent. the research of m.s.f. attorney well it is a vaccine is really a great promise it's the first of many that we show a reasonable because what does that mean it's me that four children out of ten can be protected from malaria if they take all the four dose of the vaccine. debated on not to. order research from the top.
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ok i see and i guess the emphasis that some experts have made here to say that the introduction off this vaccine should not take away from existing if it's for example giving people bad meds and insecticides that couldn't be elaborated too much can it. his defeat first of all this is a pilot a pilot and magician of the vaccine which means that we need to gather more information of how we realize disappointing is that the vaccine is one tool or the orders in all those already proven to be effective i'm talking about the i'm talking about the. treatment so those one already come on look it's like seeing that you know where because you know it is in your car you can drive a twenty kilometer per hour in the city center doesn't make sense put
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a vaccine is coming to all the public plea that we can use to address the issue of malaria. all right misstep so what i mean when it's taken about thirty is to get to where we are today in terms of the interest of developing this particular vaccine and whilst on the subject this talk about something that you are particularly passionate about and that is africans developing and creating our own solutions to our societal and health problems we're not seeing enough of that on the continent all we. actually does the local thing happening in a country for some for example we've been finding a way of being able to quickly using those test but also how to shorten the duration of cuba as a treatment in uganda. you know there is also diarrhea so we are able to prove that you can use a vaccine we don't call a can in a country where the temperature is high a forty degree so the lot of things happening sickle cell disease you have people
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like my county trying to understand and to address some of those issues so a lot is happening however we are not the one leading her research. and that poses a problem for us right and i guess normally when we hear things like this we tend to look at all governments and we say that is where the failures are bent you suggest that the civil sector as well the civil society should be paying its. yes definitely i you know in africa we've never had as many billionaires as we have now we have done pulling cameroon don't go to nigeria or to peace and africa so those people invest in finding innovative solutions to the permanently face if not how african will be just implementor we won't be able to drive the research and provide dick wit and relevant solution maybe something that. very quickly if you are an african researcher your list likely to be first in
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a research publication if you are walking in partnership with the top five american university so it's like some someone else telling your story to these one has to be addressed with the support of those few months of peace between the means to be able to provide and rent a research right that's. there with a challenge to africa's billionaires thank you thank you. when cyclonic dyess with through mozambique last month that killed more than a thousand people and left widespread destruction in its wake but the damage wasn't just houses and infrastructure you die also struck a body blow to mt malaria programs krishna reports on the medical crisis left by the storm. here in the village of. the waiting room at the medical center is overcrowded fourteen year old and his mother are among those who have been waiting here for hours. my head always feel so hot in the
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night i lost my appetite my legs feel heavy as if there's hardly any blood flowing through the. village was destroyed when cyclonic died tore through the area flattening most buildings and destroying them and the subsequent flooding even the medical center was damaged by a falling tree the force of nature and the destruction are still visible all over. but while the reconstruction is continuing there's a major concern right now diseases and in particular malaria. some parts of the region are still submerged providing ideal breeding conditions for mosquitoes and his mother have had to sleep in the open with no protections against the insects since their home was destroyed by digital really didn't have any mosquito nets i was swept away in the floods along with our whole house no one has given us
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new nets and. finally turned to see the doctor the only one at this clinic. as fears are confirmed he has malaria like so many others of the patients seen here by dr candy in recent weeks. following the cycle the number of malaria and diarrhea cases has increased compared to previous months in. some areas still waterlogged after the psycho and the floods that's where the mosquitoes breed . we need to launch a campaign to stop the mosquitoes from spreading. mother receives the mets and he needs in exchange for a symbolic fee of one cents a good thing since that's just about all she can afford to pay now she can only hope that the drugs work and that she and me will soon have
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a roof as well as mosquito nets over their heads. ok we're going to take you back to gaza for a minute and have a look at a novel way of getting vaccines to the places they're needed the government has just launched a fleet of drones it's an ill rather part of an ambitious plan to leave the problems of providing x. based medicine in the country with poor roads or distribution bases off and vaccines are noted on top of the drones been flown to clinics each base will have the machines them service around five hundred to mix in an economics of radius that spoke more than twelve million people will benefit from the that's around forty percent of kaunas occupation. that's a monday to bring you back because as always you can catch all our stories and i don't use. facebook we need you now with images of the millions march protest in the sudanese capital by phone.
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