African communities need to have the right to tools to fight HIV, TB and malaria. Malaria is the most dangerous parasitic disease in the world. Deaths caused by malaria have fallen by nearly half since in sub-Saharan Africa but of the. Training local health workers to manage and control malaria and other Amref Health Africa’s approach is always community-based, providing local people.

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This in-service eLearning course is available on a standard USB drive, so microscopists can access it regardless of geography or ability to access the Internet. Tags elearningglobal healthmalaria.

Malaria Archives – Amref Health Africa

He added that the grant impact in changing the lives of Kenyans, by contributing to their health and hence to economic development. In Global Good partnered with microscope industry leader Motic to develop the EasyScan Goan internet-networked, artificially intelligent microscope that automatically scans, identifies and counts malaria parasites.

All they need is access to a computer. Introduction to qmref and global epidemiology Blood collection, preparation and staining of blood films Blood film examination, including all malaria species and other blood parasites Non-microscopic methods for diagnosing malaria Laboratory quality management malari.

There are more than million cases of malaria worldwide every year, with roughly half a million deaths. To address a need for accurate malaria diagnosis, we are pleased to be working with Amref Health Africathe largest Africa-based nonprofit organization delivering health services to over 30 countries on the continent, to provide a new accessible tool for laboratory professionals and health workers: Submit Content Share information through ReliefWeb to better inform humanitarians worldwide.

And now microscopists across the world can use images from that same library within a self-directed eLearning course incorporating virtual microscopy software provided by PathXL, a leading virtual microscopy development group.


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Amref receives Ksh billion grant to fight TB and malaria in Kenya – Kenya | ReliefWeb

Learn more about ReliefWeb. The EasyScan Go is expected to help healthcare workers manage malaria through accurate Plasmodium parasite detection and monitoring during amrf. Location Maps – Country maps for your reports and presentations.

Tools API – Real-time data stream to power next-generation apps. Published on 19 Dec — View Original. Buzz Intellectual Ventures Develops the First In honor of World Malaria Dayscroll through some of the malaria interventions used throughout history in the battle against this prevalent disease.

Amref receives Ksh 4.6 billion grant to fight TB and malaria in Kenya

Through this grant Amref will support key national interventions including finding missing TB cases through engagement of private providers, targeted outreaches using mobile x-ray and GeneXpert, contact screening, tracing of patients who interrupt TB treatment, sputum sample networking, social support for patients with drug resistant TB among others.

News and Press Release Language: Pre-testing was performed in 11 countries across Africa, Asia and South America, and our hope is that through partnerships with organizations like Amref Health Africa, this eLearning tool will make quality malaria services more accessible, no matter maaria a patient or provider is located. Amref will continue to work in synergy with the government both at amlaria and county level to realise reduction in the burden of Tuberculosis, malaria and HIV in the country.

Contact the webmaster using the form below. Mr Linden Morisson, head of the High Impact Africa Department at the Global Fund, said the funding will allow Kenya to maintain progress so far achieved, further scale-up support to the three diseases and considerably invest in its health system. Humanitarian Icons – Ready-to-use symbols and icons. The Malaria grant will support Community Case Management of malaria CCMmincluding diagnosis using malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test kits RDTs and treatment with Artemether Lumefantrine and supporting the community health strategy to fight malaria in lake endemic and epidemic counties.


Intellectual Ventures Develops the First Offline Virtual Malaria Microscopy Training Course

ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since Leave this field blank. I encourage all Kenyans to utilise health services to improve their health outcomes and quality of life. A service provided by. ReliefWeb Informing humanitarians mslaria.

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How to submit content. Amref Health Africa in Kenya has received Ksh 4.

Classes are traditionally delivered through in-person re-training courses, which can be difficult to access for health workers from remote, rural areas and technicians in busy laboratories.

Read on for a quick overview of all the ways IV Lab and Global Good are working together to make a difference in the fight against malaria. The course is designed to be consistent with Wmref standards, and incorporates instructional content in five modules:.

While some populations are equipped to confront the malaria threat, many countries still face significant barriers in both early detection and healthcare provider training and support.