Video: New hope for fight against malaria

IRP Reports on Malaria Vaccine Initiative for PBS’s “Worldfocus”

Kenya 2009

By Shravan Vidyarthi

September 01, 2009

Originally aired on PBS’s “Worldfocus”

Malaria is among the world's leading causes of preventable death. The disease is especially deadly among children under the age of five and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa. This may soon change, as the early results of a new vaccine is providing rare hope in the fight against malaria.

In this video Shravan Vidyarthi of the IRP with Christina MacGillivray report from Kenya on the challenges of preventing and treating one of today's top three killers among communicable diseases.

Click here to watch the "Worldfocus" program on which this video was aired.