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Apr 23 2009

Malaria Deaths in Africa

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The answer to yesterday’s question is 41 percent.
Forty-one percent of the world’s people live in areas where malaria is transmitted, including parts of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Central and South America, Hispaniola and Oceania.
(Source: cdc.gov/malaria/facts.htm, November 2008)

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Apr 22 2009

At Risk for Malaria

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The answer to yesterday’s question is true. Only the female Anopheles mosquito can transmit malaria.
(Source: cdc.gov/malaria/faq.htm, November 2008)

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Apr 21 2009

Female Mosquitos

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Apr 20 2009

Malaria Deaths

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Apr 17 2009

Malaria Infection

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Apr 16 2009

Human Malaria

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Apr 15 2009

Mosquito Net Bed Canopy

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Apr 14 2009

Mosquito Bite

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Apr 13 2009

Meaning of Malaria

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For the past two weeks we’ve published a series of poverty questions for you to consider. We appreciate everyone who submitted comments to the posts, and we extend our congratulations to Judy Tremblay and her enormous brain for answering the most poverty questions correctly and becoming the proud new owner of a brand, spankin’ new…

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The sun was at its zenith on that Thursday I visited. Nana had been at the center since the morning. After the holistic child development program, it was now lunchtime. Many children who were not part of the development center gathered round the church’s courtyard, staring at the registered children enjoying their meals.
Every Thursday there are…

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Dec 6 2008

Healing Prayer

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Every month we receive prayer requests from our country staff; prayer requests that we publish in our monthly prayer calendar, on compassion.com and as tweets.
Would you mind joining us in healing prayer for these sponsored children:

Komol in Bangladesh, who is suffering from heart disease
Soledad in Bolivia, who is waiting for a kidney transplant
Jacob and…

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In case you missed our live malaria intervention webcast on World Malaria Day, here it is. Learn at your leisure.

You can also view this World Malaria Day video on YouTube.

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One of the things that shocked me when I visited Uganda last month was finding myself scared to death of mosquitoes. It was the strangest feeling to be afraid of something so small — something we usually think of as just a pest. But in Africa mosquito bites don’t just make your arm itch —…

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I’m a fan of American Idol. I’m an especially big fan this week.
Wednesday marks the second year that the Fox reality show takes a break from their regular programming to do something virtually unheard of on television these days — focus on something other than making money.
Idol Gives Back is an effort to raise…

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Child-proofing your home is actually a backwards way of looking at it. You’re not protecting your house from children…you’re protecting children from your house.

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