The MEI is part of a group of partners that has been awarded a new contract by USAID to support the President’s Malaria Initiative’s Advancing the Progress of Malaria Service Delivery project in 28 countries.
An international team of researchers has shown that two different compounds, can safely and effectively be added to treatment regimens to block transmission of the most common form of malaria in Africa.
An interactive, voice-controlled virtual mentor that uses a smart speaker – like a phone or Google Home device – to guide birth attendants through complicated and/or emergency procedures, won a $250,000 seed grant from the Saving Lives at Birth: Grand Challenge for Development to develop and test the idea.
A new program called Global Action to Improve Nursing and Midwifery (GAIN) aims to train Malawian nurses in leadership and clinical skills to help turn the tide on the world's highest rate of preterm births.
Since her days as a physician trainee, Diane Havlir, now Chief of the HIV, Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine Division at UCSF, has continued the crusade to end AIDS. She spoke about global HIV elimination at Fortune’s Brainstorm Health Conference in San Diego on May 2.