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

Comment: A new way to treat nets.

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Recent press coverage of research that is testing antimalarials as a means of treating nets has caused much interest. Atovaquone is an antiparasitic drug that is used along with Proguanil to make up the antimalarial known as Malarone, a popular antimalarial often prescribed for travellers from the United States who …

Buzz Off needs your support!

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Malaria is preventable and treatable. People need not die from it!

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 …

Keep Buzz Off Buzzing

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Dear Friends What an amazing work Buzz Off is doing! We often stand in wonder as we look at the results of this project. In Burma alone, over 1,100 people have now been trained, many of them healthcare workers. We have also seen thousands saved from the Pf form of …

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.