Funding Agencies For Malaria Research
Researchers in the field lament what they call gross underfunding, but say a joint approach will help ensure that avaliable monies are well spent.
Each year, malaria kills between 1.5 million and 2.7 million people-mainly children younger than five years of age-according to the World Health Organization (WHO). An estimated 300 million to 500 million clinical cases of the disease occur annually, of which about 90 percent appear in sub-Saharan Africa.
CHICKEN OR EGG: Countries too poor to control malaria suffer more economic losses as workers...