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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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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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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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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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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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It’s been an exciting year here at Erada. As a Christmas gift, we’re providing the first edition of our new newsletter, which will provide updates of our research each quarter of the year. Take a read and sign up below....
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We are heartened by the global progress made with efforts to prevent and treat malaria, and by the commitment made by world leaders and governments to fund those efforts so that we may see a world without malaria within our...
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Our ambition to eradicate malaria through developing SALVA!, the world’s first saliva-based rapid diagnostic test has moved a step closer after winning the 2019 Africa Challenge and a 3,000 EUR funding prize. This has also allowed us to book a...
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We are proud to be an Africa Challenge Finalist...
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The eradication of malaria has been given a boost following a grant of more than £1 Million ($ 1,299,161, ¥ 138,269,665) from Japan’s Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) Fund to facilitate the production, testing and validation trials of the world’s...
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