Two women examine samples under a microscope.

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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A mother holds her child.

Malaria is a major health problem in Madagascar; although its epidemiology varies considerably in different regions of the country, the entire population is considered to be at risk.

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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

  • Shrinking the Malaria Map

    Malaria has plagued mankind for millennia. But with the investments of PMI and others, we are getting closer to a world without malaria.
  • The New VectorWorks Website is a Net Gain


    The VectorWorks website introduces the project and serves as a clearing house where visitors can access useful information, such as research updates, checklists, distribution guides, and instructive videos.

  • Malaria Fighter Delivers a “Good News Story” at UGA


    Adm. Timothy Ziemer spoke Tuesday afternoon to a group of about 150 people at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., about his work over the last eight years leading the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative.

PMI Fast Facts

Map of Africa with percentages over each country
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.