A new partnership works towards new therapeutic solutions for malaria

Malaria afflicts over 200-million people in the developing world each year, and takes an estimated 445,000 lives, mostly young children and pregnant women.

Now, a collaboration between the Merck Global Health Institute, the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), co-funded by MMV and Merck will work towards finding ……….
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Study shows that Antibiotic resistance is growing in low- and middle-income countries

Although the threat of antibiotic resistance is well-documented, global use has increased by 39% between 2000 and 2015, especially in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) including South Africa.

A new study by the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), Princeton University, ETH Zurich and the University ……
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