By: EthicsDaily Staff The number of malaria cases around the world increased by 5 million in 2016, up from 211 million in 2015 and the first increase since 2010. Total deaths from malaria declined slightly by 1,000 last year.
By: EthicsDaily Staff Cases of malaria are declining worldwide, yet significant gaps remain as millions are still infected annually and hundreds of thousands die, a new U.N. World Health Organization report says.
By: Dean Miller The Baptist General Association of Virginia and Ghanaian Baptists have distributed more than 80,000 mosquito nets into 270 villages in Ghana, resulting in a 43 percent decrease in malaria cases in those villages.
By: Eron Henry Malaria is a deadly but preventable disease. Baptists and other Christians are encouraged to join the battle to eradicate this most preventable of diseases. Some Baptist groups are already engaged in the fight.
By: Mitch Randall Malaria was eradicated in the U.S. in the early 1950s, but the disease still kills 438,000 people globally each year. These deaths can be prevented, and one Baptist church in Oklahoma is doing its part.