Resistance to insecticides used to kill malaria-carrying mosquitoes is threatening to reverse gains made in fighting the disease.
With half the world’s population at risk of malaria, the disease is one of epic scale. Targeting malaria ‘hot spots’ could help the world get a grip on this global killer.
In May 2010, World Hepatitis Day was made an official World Health Organisation day, one of only seven.
Question: How did one actor’s family tragedy initiate a passion for campaigning for a change in the treatment of hepatitis? Answer: For Sadie Frost, the premature death of her father from hepatitis C inspired her to start campaigning with passion.
Viral hepatitis is one of the most underestimated diseases on the planet. It is the eighth leading cause of death worldwide, with the same mortality rate as HIV/AIDS. Over 500 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B or C.