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 …

Buzz Off team complete week one in Yangon

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The Buzz Off malaria training team have completed the first week of training in Yangon. 22 health care workers came together in Insein to be trained by the team. A great time was had by all. The training team includes nurses from Switzerland and England with other team members coming …

Buzz Off Burma Training set for November 2016

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Buzz Off are sending a training team to Burma to run malaria training seminars in country for the whole of November 2016. The training team are from; Australia, England, The Netherlands, Switzerland and the United States. Burmese trainers will be joining us there and we will be running 4 seminars …

More nets needed in Myanmar

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In 2015 Buzz Off distributed over 7,000 LLIN nets into remote villages in regional Myanmar. This gives an estimated coverage to 21,000 people. In 2016 we are hoping to increase this to 10,000 LLIN nets. We cost each net at $10. These nets keep families safe from Malaria – you …