Why Malaria research needs an African solution  – Opinion & Analysis |businessdailyafrica.com

The location of early malaria expertise had a big impact on what was studied, says Priebe. And a growing realisation that the Western focus of research had occurred at the expense of finding ways of preventing malaria in endemic areas resulted, in the late 1990s, in the creation of the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM).

Through MIM, researchers and funders working in Africa were invited to present what they didn’t know about the disease — gaps in knowledge such as the link between anaemia and malaria, and acquired immunity in local communities.

via Why Malaria research needs an African solution  – Opinion & Analysis |businessdailyafrica.com.

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