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The PMI Africa IRS Project recently appointed gender focal persons in each AIRS country to promote gender inclusion and overcome socio-cultural barriers that prevent the participation of women.

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As the primary cause of morbidity and mortality in Mali, malaria is a major public health concern particularly among children under the age of five.

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Cover image of the 9th annual PMI Report to Congress

The fight against malaria is making historic gains across sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to the contributions of PMI and other partners.

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Latest News

  • PMI Joins the MESA Track Database

    Jul
    13
    PMI has included its malaria elimination-related operational research studies in the Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA) Track database. 
  • PMI Is a Vital Partner to End Malaria

    Jul
    13
    Ten years ago, President George W. Bush launched the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) to help combat the disease in 15 high-burden African countries. Since then, PMI has expanded exponentially in scope and impact, reaching hundreds of millions with long-lasting insecticide treated nets, antimalarial treatments, rapid diagnostic tests, indoor residual spraying, and preventive treatments for pregnant women.
  • Press Release: Action and Investment to Defeat Malaria 2016-2030

    Jul
    10
    On July 13, 2015, world leaders at the 3rd International Financing for Development (FfD) meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will discuss the new World Health Assembly endorsed Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-2030 and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership's Action and Investment to defeat Malaria 2016-2030 (AIM). Together, these documents provide technical guidance and a framework for action and investment to achieve the ambitious malaria elimination targets outlined in the forthcoming United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
PMI Fast Facts

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Read more about how the U.S. Government, through PMI, is investing in sustained efforts to drive down malaria transmission and reduce malaria deaths and illnesses.

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Photo sources: Diana Mrazikova/NetWorks, Jessica Scranton/Abt Associates, Maggie Hallahan Photography.