Malaria vaccine approved by WHO

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Exciting news! The first Malaria vaccine has been approved by the WHO. This is a major step forward, and will save many lives. The vaccine, which which is called Mosquirix, was developed in Africa, and is about 30% effective against the disease. As time progresses and more research is done …

COVID 19 Information sheet

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Australian Mercy has released a COVID 19 information sheet for use in all of its projects

Coronavirus (COVID 19) is now a pandemic

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The World Health Organization has declared coronavirus (COVID 19) a pandemic. The virus which was first discovered in Wuhan China has now spread to 114 countries, has seen over 120,000 known infections and nearly 5,000 deaths at the time of writing of this post. Whilst symptoms can seem mild for …

Buzz Off responds to flood emergency in Mon State

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Buzz Off trainers respond to flood disaster in Myanmar

The Indonesian training team are doing a great job!

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Last July we trained a team of Buzz Off trainers in Papua, Indonesia. This team were easy to train and very keen. This week we received from the team photos of some of the malaria training that they have been doing in remote Papua. They have been running awareness training …

Doing a half marathon for malaria prevention

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Australian Mercy Director Nik Matthews is legging it, big time! He is running a half marathon on October 14 to raise funds for Buzz Off’s work in Myanmar. ¬† A half marathon is not an easy event and Nik is training hard. Every day he pounds the pavement trying to …

Buzz Off Training to team heading to Burma for March Seminar training

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The Buzz Off training team will be heading back to Myanmar at the end of February to run malaria training in Nagaland and Kachin State. The team will be away for approx 3 weeks. These areas are highly malarious and we are looking forward to being with the trainees. This …

Australian scientists pave way for malaria vaccine

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Exciting news from Australia. https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/malaria-infection-linked-to-iron-in-red-blood-cells

Buzz Off needs your help

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Buzz Off is gearing up to go to remote Burma in November and expand the program into Indonesia in 2018. However, in order to do so we need to raise funds. We will need to raise $40,000 as quickly as possible. $20,000 for the Burma and $20,000 to expand the …

Buzz Off announces new training seminars in Myanmar

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The Buzz Off training team will be travelling to Myanmar in late March to train more malaria vulunteers. Seminars are ¬†currently being arranged in Myawaddy (in Karen State) and Kyaing Tong (in Eastern Shan Sate). The training team will be travelling from Yangon, Holland, England and Australia, and will be …