Home > Medical > Malaria > All about prevention All about prevention All sections in Malaria » About Malaria » Prevention » Treatment » Complications » FAQs » Health Tips » Malaria in SA » Multimedia » Malaria News » Real-life Story Swaziland likely to be first to eliminate malaria in southern Africa Swaziland’s malaria cases decreased by 99 percent between 2000 and 2014 and global malaria experts meet to recognise the country's role in the elimination of the disease. Genetic variations help African children fight malaria In some cases, having a specific genetic variation almost halves a child's risk of developing a life-threatening case of malaria. Bill Gates and UN say malaria could be eradicated by 2040 Getting rid of malaria could ultimately save 11 million lives and provide $2 trillion in economic benefits. Assess Life expectancy » Quiz Would you survive disaster? » Join Body Talk » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Five facts you need to know about malaria Malaria, an African story One million Africans to catch malaria from newly-constructed dams The building of over 80 new dams across sub-Saharan Africa is expected to cause over one million cases of malaria this year with people living near these dams at the greatest risk. EU approves the world's first malaria vaccine The world's first malaria vaccine, called Mosquirix, got a green light from the European Medicines Agency. who have recommended that it be licensed for use in babies in Africa at risk of the mosquito-borne disease. Bed nets better than insecticides for malaria prevention A new study suggests that spraying insecticides offers no additional protection from malaria if mosquito bed nets are used. Malaria: things you should know Here's the latest on malaria meds, as well as other useful things to know when visiting a malaria-risk area. How the world can cut malaria cases by 90% in the next 15 years The combined efforts behind the World Health Organisation and Roll Back Malaria is finally paying off and we should see a 90% reduction by 2030 in malaria mortality rates and cases compared to 2015. Why mozzies love you - and how to repel them Whether you live in a malaria area or not, mosquitoes can make your life hell - especially at night. Here's what you can do to get rid of these pests. The deadliest killer of all The tiny mosquito causes more deaths than lions, crocodiles, snakes and hippos combined. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors How will we feed 9 billion people?