Malaria quotes:

  • For Africa to move forward, you've really got to get rid of malaria. -- Bill Gates
  • Americans spend more money on Botox, face lifts and tummy tucks than on the age-old scourges of polio, small pox and malaria. -- Victor Davis Hanson
  • There will be statues of Bill Gates across the Third World. There's a reasonable shot that - because of his money - we will cure malaria. -- Malcolm Gladwell
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  • AIDS and malaria and TB are national security issues. A worldwide program to get a start on dealing with these issues would cost about $25 billion... It's, what, a few months in Iraq. -- Jared Diamond
  • The Global Fund is a central player in the progress being achieved on HIV, TB and malaria. It channels resources to help countries fight these diseases. I believe in its impact because I have seen it firsthand. -- Bill Gates
  • We've taken on the major health problems of the poorest - tuberculosis, maternal mortality, AIDS, malaria - in four countries. We've scored some victories in the sense that we've cured or treated thousands and changed the discourse about what is possible. -- Paul Farmer
  • The tool that's most associated with the recent progress against malaria is the long-lasting bed net. Bed nets are a fantastic innovation. But we can do even better. We can invent new ways to control the mosquitoes that carry the malaria parasite. -- Bill Gates
  • Many diseases including malaria, dengue, meningitis - just a few examples - these are what we call climate-sensitive diseases, because such climate dimensions for rainfall, humidity and temperature would influence the epidemics, the outbreaks, either directly influencing the parasites or the mosquitoes that carry them. -- Margaret Chan
  • Depression is something that doesn't just go away. It's just... there and you deal with it. It's like... malaria or something. Maybe it won't be cured, but you've got to take the medication you're prescribed, and you stay out of situations that are going to trigger it. -- Adam Ant
  • So what? I'm out here doing commentary with Malaria. -- CM Punk
  • Millions of women in malaria-endemic areas in Africa become pregnant every year. Malaria is a threat to these women and their babies, with up to 200,000 newborn deaths each year as a result of malaria. -- Joyce Banda
  • There are more people dying of malaria than any specific cancer. -- Bill Gates
  • Most of the villagers were hiding in the bush, where they were dying from bad water, malaria and malnutrition. -- Nicholas D. Kristof
  • Most of the villagers were hiding in the bush, where they were dying from bad water, malaria and malnutrition -- Nicholas D. Kristof
  • Fighting patents one by one will never eliminate the danger of software patents, any more than swatting mosquitoes will eliminate malaria. -- Richard Stallman
  • The wine-shops breed, in physical atmosphere of malaria and a moral pestilence of envy and vengeance, the men of crime and revolution. -- Charles Dickens
  • I have failed in finding parasites in mosquitoes fed on malaria patients, but perhaps I am not using the proper kind of mosquito. -- Ronald Ross
  • Previous efforts to eradicate malaria failed for several reasons, including political instability and technical challenges in delivering resources, especially in certain countries in Africa. -- Anthony Fauci
  • The United States has put more money on HIV, AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis than any country in the world and it's having an impact real quick. -- Bill Frist
  • As medical research continues and technology enables new breakthroughs, there will be a day when malaria and most all major deadly diseases are eradicated on Earth. -- Peter Diamandis
  • Entrepreneurs have the flexibility and the ability to do things that large companies simply cannot. Could a large company pull off a trick like Amyris, going from anti-malaria medicine to next-generation fuel? -- Vinod Khosla
  • For the first time, we have the genetic sequences of all three of the players in the global malaria debacle: the parasite, the anopheles mosquito and the human. It's a very important milestone. -- Anthony Fauci
  • The malaria parasite has been killing children and sapping the strength of whole populations for tens of thousands of years. It is impossible to calculate the harm malaria has done to the world. -- Bill Gates
  • Take of London fog 30 parts; malaria 10 parts, gas leaks 20 parts, dewdrops gathered in a brickyard at sunrise 25 parts; odor of honeysuckle 15 parts. Mix. The mixture will give you an approximate conception of a Nashville drizzle. -- O. Henry
  • I caught malaria, and the medicines caused a hallucination. I dreamt I won an Oscar for acting. I know it sounds stupid, but it was so real, and I just knew then it would happen. -- Rebel Wilson
  • Of those who die from avoidable, poverty-related causes, nearly 10 million, according to UNICEF, are children under five. They die from diseases such as measles, diarrhoea, and malaria that are easy and inexpensive to treat or prevent. -- Peter Singer
  • Of those who die from avoidable, poverty-related causes, nearly 10 million, according to UNICEF, are children under five. They die from diseases such as measles, diarrhea, and malaria that are easy and inexpensive to treat or prevent. -- Peter Singer
  • Diarrhea, 90 percent of which is caused by food and water contaminated by excrement, kills a child every fifteen seconds. That's more than AIDS, malaria, or measles, combined. Human feces are an impressive weapon of mass destruction. -- Rose George
  • Cure the evils of Democracy by the evils of Fascism! Funny therapeutics! I've heard of their curing syphilis by giving the patient malaria, but I've never heard of their curing malaria by giving the patient syphilis. -- Sinclair Lewis
  • Very few people around the world know that cancer kills more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined - until we get everyone to realize that, it will be tough to get them to act. -- Jenna Morasca
  • I didnt finish the stories until we went to the Philippines and I got malaria. I couldnt work and I didnt have any money, but I had seven stories. So I wrote three or four more. -- Denis Johnson
  • There is no question that global warming will have a significant impact on already existing problems such as malaria, malnutrition, and water shortages. But this doesn't mean the best way to solve them is to cut carbon emissions. -- Bjorn Lomborg
  • If you look at three diseases, the three major killers, HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, the only disease for which we have really good drugs is HIV. And it's very simple: because there's a market in the United States and Europe. -- Jim Yong Kim
  • The year I was born, 1955, the first big disease-eradication program in the world was declared for malaria. After about a decade of work, they realized that, at least in the tropical areas, they did not have the tools to get it done. -- Bill Gates
  • The idea that addiction is somehow a psychological illness is, I think, totally ridiculous. It's as psychological as malaria. It's a matter of exposure. People, generally speaking, will take any intoxicant or any drug that gives them a pleasant effect if it is available to them. -- William S. Burroughs
  • Tackling malaria in a country like the Central African Republic is a huge uphill battle, and my experiences there have been a healthy dose of reality, fueling my own sense of urgency to do my part in reducing the preventable suffering of the incredible women I met. -- Mandy Moore
  • I travel the world visiting global health programs as an ambassador for the global health organization, PSI, and sometimes the disconnect I see is truly striking: people can get cold Coca Cola, but far too infrequently malaria drugs; most own mobile phones, but don't have equal access to pre-natal care. -- Mandy Moore
  • A man can be riddled with malaria for years on end, with its chills and its fevers and its nightmares, but if one day he sees that the water from his kidneys is black, he knows he will not leave that place again, wherever he is, or wherever he hoped to be. -- Beryl Markham
  • The Center for Disease Control started out as the malaria war control board based in Atlanta. Partly because the head of Coke had some people out to his plantation, and they got infected with malaria, and partly 'cause all the military recruits were coming down and having a higher fatality rate from malaria while training than in the field. -- Bill Gates
  • Malaria is a disease that kills one to three million people a year. 300 to 500 million cases are reported. It's estimated that Africa loses about 13 billion dollars a year to the disease. Five dollars can save a life. We can send people to the moon; we can see if there's life on Mars - why can't we get five-dollar nets to 500 million people? -- Jacqueline Novogratz
  • Baseball and malaria keep coming back. -- Gene Mauch
  • Inevitably, malaria parasites developed resistance to commonly used drugs, and mosquito vectors became insecticide-resistant. -- Anthony Fauci
  • That makes climate change a bigger public health problem than AIDS, than malaria, than pandemic flu. -- Lois Capps
  • Every 10 seconds we lose a child to hunger. This is more than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. -- Josette Sheeran
  • [we have]taming of an ancient disease [malaria] that over the centuries has killed untold millions of people. -- Margaret Chan
  • Cheryl Cole got malaria...well I guess that answers the question what do you give someone who has everything -- Sean Lock
  • My experience of malaria was just taking anti-malarials, which give you strange dreams, because I don't want to get malaria. -- Bill Gates
  • Aside from all that, we recall that antibodies to malaria and other diseases prevalent in Africa show up as HIV-positive on tests. -- Serge Lang
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  • Previous efforts to eradicate malaria failed for several reasons, including political instability and technical challenges in delivering resources, especially in certain countries in Africa. -- Anthony Fauci
  • We need a malaria epidemic in the blogging community! Either that or we need people who have seen the malaria epidemic to start blogging. -- Bill Gates
  • It is now widely recognized that any attempt at malaria eradication must be a long-term commitment that involves multiple interventions, disciplines, strategies and organizations. -- Anthony Fauci
  • If we save people from HIV/AIDS, if we save them from malaria, it means they can form the base of production for our economy. -- Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
  • One cannot overstate the potential for hysteria on a movie set. Everyone always acts as if making the movie is as important as eradicating malaria. -- Delia Ephron
  • For anyone addicted to reading commonplace books . . . finding a good new one is much like enduring a familiar recurrence of malaria, with fever, fits of shaking, strange dreams . . . . -- M. F. K. Fisher
  • What strikes the historian surveying anti-Semitism worldwide over more than two millennia is its fundamental irrationality. It seems to make no sense, any more than malaria or meningitis makes sense. -- Paul Johnson
  • I don't get inoculations or take anti-malaria tablets when I go abroad; I take the homeopathic alternative, called 'nosodes', and I'm the only one who never goes down with anything. -- Julia Sawalha
  • The number one killer of children in Rwanda is malaria. Since the United States of America stood up and working with Rwandans, we have been able to cut those deaths by two-thirds. -- Bill Frist
  • I had the opportunity of making necropsies on patients dead from malignant fever and of studying the melanaemia, i.e., the formation of black pigment in the blood of patients affected by malaria. -- Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
  • Ninety-nine percent of Americans have never had malaria, but I've been in Africa and have had malaria six times, so I can say now what it's like to get malaria, and it's horrible. -- Bruce Wilkinson
  • Emergency rooms are closed, many hospital wards are as well leaving people who are sick with heart disease, trauma, pregnancy complications, pneumonia, malaria and all the everyday health emergencies with nowhere to go. -- Richard E. Besser
  • In the tropical and subtropical regions, endemic malaria takes first place almost everywhere among the causes of morbidity and mortality, and it constitutes the principal obstacle to the acclimatization of Europeans in these regions. -- Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
  • My son, who is five, was adopted from Ethiopia. My daughter was adopted from Guatemala. Her parents died of typhoid and malaria. We got her from an orphanage. They are the lights of my life. -- Lisa Kristine
  • So not only are we saving lives now, we're creating the incentive for the breakthroughs that over the next generation will mean we can take AIDS, malaria and TB and bring those numbers dramatically down. -- Bill Gates