Is Malaria a risk factor for COVID-19? New LSHTM project aims to find outThursday 20 August 2020
Pioneering use of analysis to understand the benefits of intermittent preventive malaria treatment in pregnancyThursday 18 June 2020
Malaria can have devastating consequences for the mother resulting in babies being born with a low birthweight, which makes them vulnerable during the first year of life.
Malaria Centre statement on Black Lives MatterWednesday 10 June 2020
The "Black Lives Matter" protests that are drawing important attention to the impact of systemic racism on people's lives have given the Malaria Centre cause to reflect on our activities.
New rapid molecular tool reveals parasites that escape malaria testsThursday 7 May 2020
A new study conducted by researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, in collaboration with international partners, shows the development of a rapid quantitative PCR to de
Namibian trial finds smart interventions reduce malaria transmission by 75%Saturday 25 April 2020
To date, the World Health Organisation has certified 38 countries and territories malaria-free.
Optimising Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention across AfricaSaturday 25 April 2020
We are very excited to announce the launch of a new project, led by Prof Paul Millgan and Dr Susana Scott: OPT-SMC: implementation research to optimise delivery and effectiveness of seasonal malari
What’s the deal with Chloroquine? Read our expert viewMonday 30 March 2020
Much interest has emerged recently about the potential role that chloroquine, a well-known anti-malarial agent, may play in the treatment of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent
Protecting against future threats: A novel molecular barcode to track Plasmodium vivax malariaThursday 20 February 2020
WHO World Malaria Report 2019Wednesday 4 December 2019
Mortality continues to decrease, with an estimated 405,000 deaths in 2018, compared to 416,000 in 2017.
Biting back – could two new compounds slow mosquitoes’ resistance to insecticides?Monday 25 November 2019
Globally, malaria deaths halved between 2000 and 2015. This was primarily achieved through the mass distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets.