Malaria

If we keep our eye on the ball, we can stop malaria

David Beckham

'As a father I just can’t imagine living with the knowledge that your child could catch a deadly disease overnight'


Is Nigeria really home to almost one in four of the world's malaria cases?

Allwell Okpi

International insecticide brand Mortein claims that Nigeria contributes 23% of the world’s malaria cases. Does the figure hit the mark?


How Zambia is beating malaria

A decade ago, most countries used only localised strategies. But Zambia decided to make bed nets, insecticides, and drugs available nationwide.


Beer and stinky feet could be a fatal combination – for mosquitos

Adri Kotze , Gitonga Njeru

Could a new manmade concoction of mundane odours stop malaria?


Malaria has been beaten back – but children are still dying

Amy Green

Now the fight is on to eliminate the illness entirely – and save those still at the mercy of the mosquito.