Malaria Bites! Bite Back.

What does malaria feel like? If malaria goes untreated, what can it lead to?

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I Have Malaria (or Thought I Did)

I came home from Ghana with severe chills, headache and a fever. I’d been in Africa two weeks, and these symptoms alarmed me. Could I be infected with malaria?

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Why I Do Something Good

Life went from very easy to incredibly hard for I Won’t Watch founder E. J. Swanson. He has known what it’s like to live with and to live without.

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Three Things African Children Have Taught Me

No matter how difficult their situation, children in Africa cope with immense suffering. Is this because it’s the only life they’ve known?

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World Malaria Day 2011 – It’s Okay to Get Angry

The theme for World Malaria Day 2011 is “Achieving Progress and Impact.” It’s a time to celebrate the victories of the past couple of years, but also to stress the great needs in order to reach near-zero deaths by 2015.

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Treatments for Malaria – What Helps Children?

From a very young age, Anite was a sickly child. Her mother, Florence, says that after Anite was born, she often fell sick from malaria. The little girl went to multiple hospitals, but each time they after they treated her, the malaria came back.

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The Real Problem is the Malaria

It starts with a mosquito bite. Then there’s an itch. And for us, it’s just an annoyance. But for children in poverty, the bite is just the beginning, and the itch isn’t the problem. The real problem is the malaria.

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Risks Remain Large for Kenyan Children

While the East African nation of Kenya does not grab as many headlines as its less stable neighbors to the west, disease, malnourishment and violence are leaving a mark on this generation of Kenyan children. About 500,000 Kenyan children are missing […]

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World Malaria Day 2009: Count Malaria Out

The theme for World Malaria Day 2009 is “Count Malaria Out.” “This year’s World Malaria Day marks a critical moment in time. The international malaria community has merely two years to meet the 2010 targets of delivering […]

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