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Tanzania: Scientists Find Effective Approach To Protect School-Children From Malaria

Schoolchildren could easily and effectively be protected from malaria with preventive medication if it’s administered to them during their regular school day, says a...

Lower Dose, Same Results: Calcium Breakthrough In India-Tanzania Study

Pregnant women in Tanzania and other low- and middle-income countries could benefit from a simpler and cheaper way to protect themselves and their babies...

Tanzania: AI Tool Used To Predict Mosquitos’ Age

Africa had about 95 per cent of the world’s 247 million cases of malaria in 2021 Researchers tested whether an AI tool could predict ages...

Tanzanian Scientists Want Ban Of Antibiotics Use In Fattening Chicken

Unacceptable levels of common antibiotics detected in 90% of chicken samples at slaughter slabs Preventing infections and emphasizing vaccination is way out: MUHAS professor says Government...

Investors pull funding from African Academy of Sciences, research crisis unfolds

Major African research projects have been disrupted after international donors withdrew funding from the continent’s science academy due to a long-running governance crisis, a SciDev.Net investigation...

Tanzania: Novel Bed Net Makes Mosquitoes Unable To Fly Or Bite

An innovative bed net that immobilises mosquitoes by making them unable to move or fly could reduce malaria infection in children significantly, says a...

Tanzania: Doctors’ Encounter With Rare Patient Of Small-cell Lung Cancer Invading The Heart

Patient opts not to receive cancer treatment despite efforts to save his lifeResearcher leading the doctors explains why the case is rareElectrical signals controlling ...

Tanzania: Single-dose rabies vaccine trials in human volunteers underway

The Ifakara Health Institute(IHI) has launched a trial for a novel rabies vaccine in human volunteers in Tanzania. The vaccine is designed for use as...

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