"...and don't get me started on heuristics and market inefficiences...nice costume, by the way."

Malaria roundup

What do Angelina Jolie and behavioral economics have in common? Pretty much nothing. But they’re both mentioned in this roundup of malaria and global health news, for what that’s worth.

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During a week of health awareness, one of the lucky reflects

I’ll never know for sure, of course, but I have a gut instinct that had I been born in a place like Nigeria or Zambia instead of Western Pennsylvania in the United States, I wouldn’t have lived to celebrate my fifth birthday—not just because of the disparities in child survival statistics, but also because I see how as a child I was personally susceptible to the three leading killer diseases of children…

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MIM roundup

The 6th Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM) Pan-African Malaria Conference took place in Durban, South Africa, from October 6 to 11. To read news that came out of the world’s largest gathering of malaria experts, check out our MIM roundup.

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