Comment: A new way to treat nets.

David Skeat News

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 …

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 training team returns from rural Burma

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The Buzz Off training team has completed its first of two trips to Burma for 2017. The team which sourced personnel from England, Holland, Myanmar, Australia and NZ trained 51 malaria volunteers in Myawaddy (Karen State) and Keng Tung (Shan State). This training took the total number of Burma based …

More LLIN nets distributed in rural Burma

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Buzz Off has been busy distributing LLIN mosquito nets in remote areas of Burma. In January hundreds of nets were distributed in Kyaut Gyi and Thanphyu Zayat. Rapid diagnostic tests were also given to clinics in these areas. Yangon manager Elizabeth Nwe visited the outlying areas and visited families talking to …

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 …