For immediate release
Dear Mr de Araujo
The serial killer that has moved into Tanzania’s idyllic highlands
Malaria infection rates - and temperatures- are on the rise in parts of Africa. Many researchers point to climate change. Others are not sure. When some blame global warming, others state that climate change impact on malaria is overstated, highlighting that factors like extensive clearing of forests for crop cultivation, building houses, roads and logging lead to increased temperatures and therefore Malaria. Dr Andrew Githeko of the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) has developed an early warning system for Malaria.
For more on how specialists are searching for solutions, click on this week’s Mail & Guardian article supported by the Southern Africa Trust.
For more information, please contact:
Ms. Mpho Kgosidintsi
Tel: +27 11 318 1012
Mobile: +27 78 459 0152
Tuesday, 25 May 2010