MALARIA: Its Lifecycle and why malaria will still remain with us

Forgotten but still Present within our Midst: The Issue of the Tainted Blood Cases
January 19, 2017
Maria Vamvakinou’s speech in Parliament about TASCS Australia’s 40th Anniversary
January 25, 2017

The following presentations are of immense interest, as it is postulated by medical scientists, that the origins of haemoglobinopathies like thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia, are genetic adaptions to provide some sort of biological defensive mechanism against the deadliness of malaria. In a number of countries affected by malaria, it is quite common to find that the majority of survivors are carriers of a haemoglobinopathy. In any case, malaria is still a major problem in the world, and as the lecture by  Sonia Shah cites, it is not a disease that can easily be solved or combated, but will remain with us for a long time to come. In any case, enjoy the following documentary and lecture:

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