Archives for December 2013

Malaria Experts Look to Israel’s Past For Future Success in Africa

The mosquito-borne parasites that cause malaria were wiped out in Israel several years before the state’s founding in 1948. So why did leading malaria experts choose Jerusalem as the place to meet last week to formulate a new strategy for African nations? Because the tactics that proved successful here in the 1920 and 1930s, coupled with new technologies, could be exactly … [Read more...]