The World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Malaria Report 2020 highlighted impressive gains in malaria reduction over the past twenty years, including the prevention of an estimated 1.5 billion malaria cases and 7.6 million malaria deaths between 2000–2019.  However, Erada founder, Dr. Benji Pretorius, says efforts to combat malaria must be accelerated if we wish to...
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As the world begins to take stock of the impacts caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s World Malaria Day is especially significant. Now that restrictions across the globe are beginning to be lifted, we must make sure that malaria...
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The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) 2020 Malaria Report, published at the end of November, highlights the significant strides in the eradication of malaria during the past two decades. For example, cases of malaria in the Western Pacific region have declined...
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Covid-19 has taught us crucial lessons in how we as a global community react to and manage pandemics. It is essential that we learn from these lessons and protect vulnerable communities from the next disease outbreak, whenever that might be....
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Our founder, Dr Benji Pretorius, states that essential ongoing collaboration is essential for the Asia Pacific region to eradicate malaria by 2030. His message came at the same time as Malaria Week was taking place in Hanoi, Vietnam, providing a...
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Members of the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN), met on the 7th to 11th of September for Malaria Week. Hosted virtually in Vietnam, it was a week to discuss progress, innovations and...
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Dr Benji Pretorius warns that more than a decade of progress made in the fight to end malaria will be reversed if prevention methods are halted during the current COVID-19 outbreak. His warnings come in the wake of reports from...
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The spectre of climate change threatening our futures is a conversation that has been dropped in recent months in the wake of Covid-19. But it has not gone away and will continue to haunt us in the years to come....
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2020 was heralded as the year the global community stepped up its fight to eradicate malaria once and for all. Slowing death rates and mortality1, coupled with advancements in detection and research, painted an encouraging picture. Now Covid-19 threatens to...
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We are proud to have been named as one of the top 100 health and medtech startups for 2020 by HexGn – an international group of investors, based in New Delhi. HexGn’s network of more than 20 000 investors delivers...
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