Toward a malaria-free world

With the collaboration of:
  • Obra Social La Caixa
  • ISGlobal
  • Teaching guides | Toward a malaria-free world

    Teaching guide

    This document includes information on the multimedia resources (videos, games, virtual experiments) available in this module on the Xplore Health site. For each tool, you will find teaching guidelines and an explanation of how to use them in class.

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  • Teaching guides | Toward a malaria-free world

    Background information

    This document contains several teaching units developed by teachers from all over Europe on the issue. It includes the time needed to organise the activities in class and the relationship of the units with the syllabus of diverse subjects.

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  • Worksheets for pupils | Toward a malaria-free world

    Student worksheets: Toward a malaria-free world

    We invite you to find out all about malaria and some of the lines of research currently underway to eradicate the disease (from prevention to finding a vaccine). Once you have learned about the disease, you will imagine that you are at a summit to discuss the strategy for achieving a malaria-free world and adopt a stance on the issue. Once you have come to a decision about what needs to be...

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  • Game to engage in a dialogue | Toward a malaria-free world

    Discussion games: PlayDecide: Malaria

    Malaria is a common parasitic disease transmitted from person to person by mosquitoes. Three billion people are at risk of catching malaria, which caused 800,000 deaths worldwide in 2010. The WHO estimates that €4 billion will be needed to fight malaria in 2015. But how should the money be spent if we only manage to raise €3.500 billion of the €4 billion needed? Would you cut the funding...

  • Experiment protocol | Toward a malaria-free world

    Experimental protocol: Investigate the malaria vaccine

    By following this protocol, you can take part in research to develop a vaccine against malaria that, when combined with current measures, could significantly improve the control of this major parasitic disease. You will test several potential vaccines using a technique called ELISA and decide which is the most effective.

    This experimental protocol is the ideal opportunity for you...