Imagine no malaria
Stop by St. Anthony Park United Methodist Church’s tent on the corner of Como and Commonwealth avenues during the St. Anthony Park Arts Festival on Saturday, June 1, to make a donation or to find out more about the church’s efforts to raise funds to help stop malaria in Africa. One hundred percent of donations that the church receives is given to prevention, treatment, education and communication efforts in Africa to stop malaria. Every $10 provides a bed net, which will save a life.
Malaria is typically diagnosed by the microscopic examination of blood using blood films, or with antigen-based rapid diagnostic tests. Modern techniques that use the polymerase chain reaction to detect the parasite’s DNA have also been developed, but these are not widely used in malaria-endemic areas due to their cost and complexity…”..: