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Drones: The Future of Medical Delivery in Africa

4/22/2018
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There are big promises being made with regard to drones at the moment: Amazon boasting about their ability to deliver online goods to the consumer within minutes. Drones are also now widely used in photography and videography, seen as a must-have for any content creator on YouTube. But drones could do more than just deliver your shopping or produce some cinematic footage, they could save lives. About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you...

Duration:00:06:39

The Malaria Summit in London & The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

4/21/2018
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In this podcast, we discuss The Malaria Summit in London and hear what Bill Gates said to the audience members. Read more: blog.fightmalaria.co.uk About us: Fight Malaria is a single source for all the information and educational resources you need to recognise the symptoms of malaria, learn more about the disease and prepare yourself to travel to malaria-endemic regions. Listen to the podcast: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/podcast Download the resources:...

Duration:00:05:27

Which Mosquito Causes Malaria?

4/15/2018
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Welcome to the Fight Malaria podcast. In this episode, we tell you which mosquito causes malaria and how the disease is transmitted. If you’d like to know what to bring with you when travelling to a malaria endemic region, visit our website: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk A transcript of this podcast can be accessed at: fightmalaria.uk/ep4-transcript

Duration:00:02:00

Five Minutes with PROFESSOR JAKE BAUM | The British Scientist behind a 'major malaria breakthrough'

4/12/2018
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In this episode of Five Minutes, we speak with Jake Baum, a Professor of Cell Biology and Infectious Diseases who has been thrust into the spotlight for what the independent is calling a ‘major malaria breakthrough’. Having analysed over 70,000 compounds, his team, based at Imperial College London, discovered a set of compounds which could prevent mosquitoes from spreading the disease. The focus, it seems, has been shifted to the prevention of transmission by looking at the infection of a...

Duration:00:14:59

Five Minutes with THOMAS STEWART | Programme Manager, The MENTOR Initiative

3/13/2018
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Published: 14.03.18 In this episode of Five Minutes, we speak with Thomas Stewart, Programme Manager, The MENTOR Initiative In this interview, Thomas tells us about their work and sheds a light on the malaria burden. Read more: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/articles

Duration:00:06:13

Five Minutes with NIKHIL GOPAL | The Search for a Plasmodium Quantification Device

3/3/2018
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Published: 04.02.18 In this episode of Five Minutes, we speak with Nikhil Gopal, who is developing a new malaria amplifying device that can be produced at a low price. In this interview, Nikhil tells us about his research and goals for the future. Read more: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/articles

Duration:00:03:35

Five Minutes with UGANICS | From orphan to entrepreneur

2/27/2018
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Published: 28.02.18 In this episode of Five Minutes, we speak with Joan, the Founder of Uganics and a graduate of the Social Innovation Academy, Uganda. In this interview, Joan opens up about her upbringing and shares her advice for those wanting to start a social enterprise. Read more: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/articles

Duration:00:12:42

Five Minutes with DR IPKEME NETO

2/20/2018
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Published: 21.02.18 In this episode of Five Minutes, we speak with Dr Ipkeme Neto, the Founder of Wella Health. In this interview, Ipkeme tells us more about Wella Health and gives advice to others wanting to start a social enterprise or NGO. Read more: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/articles

Duration:00:06:19

Five Minutes With SHAPOL MOHAMED

2/8/2018
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Published: 09.02.2018 In this episode of Five Minutes, speak with Shapol Mohamed, Project Manager at The Malaria Initiative. The Malaria Initiative, at the time of writing, is not yet off the ground and is in development. Here you can learn more about The Malaria Initiative and discover more about Shapol. Read more: www.fightmalaria.co.uk/articles

Duration:00:05:55

Five Minutes with DR SCOTT KELLERMANN

2/5/2018
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Published: 05.02.2018 In this episode of Five Minutes, we interview Dr Scott Kellermann from the Uganda Nursing School Bwindi. He is a family practice physician with a sub-speciality in tropical medicine and public health. Learn about his aims and the advice that he would give to those wanting to start a social enterprise or nonprofit organisation. Scott and his wife Carol operate community outreach programmes with an aim to provide resources for health, education, spiritual outreach and...

Duration:00:05:50

Five Minutes with YUSUF KASUMBA

1/29/2018
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Published: 30.01.2018 Introducing Five Minutes, a new series on the Fight Malaria Blog. In each episode, we interview someone involved in the fight against malaria. Whether that be a researcher, founder of an NGO or volunteer in a community project. We want to bring you their motivations, aims and experiences in a fun and accessible way. In this episode, we interview Yusuf Kasumba of Kampala City, Uganda. He is the founder of Roperfree, a manufacturer of mosquito repellents and...

Duration:00:13:16

Debunking Malaria: Facts and Fiction

1/28/2018
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At Fight Malaria, we strive to provide quality and reliable information on malaria. However, malaria is a disease that has a lot of myths, lies and folk-tale surrounding it. In this article, we will aim to debunk the most frequent misconceptions about malaria, ensuring accurate advice is given to travellers. Read more https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/articles/

Duration:00:04:18

Gin and Tonic: The Cure to Malaria?

1/24/2018
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It’s one of the nation’s favourite drinks that even has its own day of celebration and was once used to cure malaria. In this article, we explore what it is inside this modest cocktail that makes it a cure to malaria. Read more: https://www.fightmalaria.co.uk/articles/

Duration:00:05:27

5 SHOCKING FACTS ABOUT MALARIA

1/5/2018
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Malaria is among the most deadly diseases in the world. There is a lot of information about malaria in the public domain but here are five shocking and surprising facts about malaria that you probably haven't heard of.

Duration:00:03:03

Travelling & Malaria

10/23/2017
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Welcome to the Fight Malaria podcast. In this episode, we give you a short overview of which countries you may wish to avoid as well as what you should bring if you choose to travel there. If you’d like to know what to bring with you when travelling to a malaria endemic region, visit our website: fightmalaria.co.uk A transcript of this podcast can be accessed at: fightmalaria.uk/ep4-transcript

Duration:00:02:00

The Symptoms of Malaria ft. Chris Bowen

10/16/2017
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Welcome to the Fight Malaria podcast. In this episode, actor Chris Bowen looks at the symptoms of malaria and tells you how to work out whether you have caught the disease. If you'd like to know more about how to protect yourself from malaria, visit our website at www.fightmalaria.co.uk A transcript of this podcast can be accessed at: fightmalaria.uk/ep3-transcript

Duration:00:02:00

The Science of Malaria ft. Morgana Robinson

10/16/2017
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Welcome to the Fight Malaria podcast. In this episode, presented by comedian Morgana Robinson, we explore malaria in further detail, looking at the science behind the disease. If you'd like to know more about how to protect yourself from malaria, visit our website at www.fightmalaria.co.uk A transcript of this podcast can be accessed at: fightmalaria.uk/ep2-transcript

Duration:00:02:00

What is malaria? ft. Julie Berry

10/16/2017
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Welcome to the Fight Malaria podcast. In this episode, we partner with Julie Berry, the voice of Southern Rail and the Picadilly Line of the London Underground to give you a short overview of what malaria is and how you can protect yourself. If you'd like to know more about how to protect yourself from malaria, visit our website at www.fightmalaria.co.uk A transcript of this podcast can be accessed at: fightmalaria.uk/ep1-transcript

Duration:00:02:00