• PMI Welcomes the Lancet Commission Report on Malaria Eradication

    Sep 9, 2019
    Announcement
    The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) welcomes the publication of the report from the Lancet Commission on Malaria Eradication, which concludes that malaria can and should be eradicated by the year 2050.
  • World Mosquito Day

    Aug 20, 2019
    Announcement
    World Mosquito Day (August 20) marks an important milestone in understanding the deadly role of mosquitoes in disease transmission.
  • Dr. Ken Staley's Quarterly Message

    Aug 19, 2019
    Announcement
    U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator Dr. Ken Staley marks World Mosquito Day 2019 this August 20, and notes the ongoing struggle to keep up with insecticide resistance. PMI has evolved right alongside the mosquito, and is implementing new strategies and partnerships to actively mitigate the impact of insecticide resistance.
  • PMI Invests $36 Million to Strengthen Countries’ Malaria Information Systems

    Jul 1, 2019
    Announcement
    The U.S. Agency for International Development, through the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), has awarded $36 million in new funding to strengthen malaria information systems and build capacity in malaria surveillance, monitoring, and evaluation (SM&E) in PMI partner countries.
  • FY 2020 Malaria Operational Plan Schedule

    Jun 27, 2019
    Announcement

    Proposed dates for the PMI FY 2019 Malaria Operational Plan visits are listed below. Please note that dates are subject to change.

  • PMI Statement on New Insecticide-Treated Mosquito Nets as an Effective Tool to Fight Malaria

    Jun 27, 2019
    Announcement
    Insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs) are one of the most important tools in the fight against malaria. The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) aims to support partner countries to reach and maintain universal coverage of ITNs for all individuals living in malaria endemic areas.
  • Statement by the U.S. Government on Malaria Delivered at the 72nd World Health Assembly in May 2019

    Jun 27, 2019
    Announcement

    The U.S. Government supports the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016–2030, or GTS, and shares the global vision for a world without malaria.

  • PMI and Global Fund Support Launch of Senegal-Gambia Cooperation in Fight Against Malaria

    May 5, 2019
    Press Release

    On May 5, 2019, the governments of Senegal and The Gambia officially launched a joint campaign to distribute 11 million mosquito nets to fight malaria. This is the first cooperative effort to synchronize nationwide mass net distribution on both sides of an international border.

  • Dr. Ken Staley's Quarterly Message

    Apr 24, 2019
    Announcement
    U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator Dr. Ken Staley thanks the dedicated citizens in malaria endemic countries and their local and national government leadership, as well as PMI's many partners, as we mark World Malaria Day 2019. Their efforts in the fight against malaria have saved 7 million lives and prevented more than 1 billion malaria cases since 2000.
  • PMI Welcomes Dr. Abdourahmane Diallo as CEO of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria

    Mar 22, 2019
    Announcement
    The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) welcomes the appointment of Dr. Abdourahmane Diallo as CEO of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria. 
  • “U.S. Leadership in the Fight Against Malaria” Hill Briefing Brings Together PMI, Global Fund, Gates Foundation, and Nothing But Nets

    Feb 15, 2019
    Announcement
    On Wednesday, Feb. 13, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator Dr. Ken Staley addressed U.S. supported successes and strategies during a briefing in the Rayburn House Office Building. He was joined by Peter Sands, executive director of the Global Fund to End AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria; Phillip Welkhoff, director of malaria at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; and Margaret Reilly McDonnell, executive director of the UN Foundation’s Nothing But Nets.
  • Dr. Ken Staley's Quarterly Message

    Feb 11, 2019
    Announcement
    U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator Dr. Ken Staley introduces PMI’s new initiatives to transform our data utilization cycle and set an example of data-driven decisionmaking. In 2019, PMI intends to strengthen international cooperation in data collection, integration, and analysis.
  • PBS NewsHour features PMI’s Success in Cambodia

    Jan 28, 2019
    Announcement

    Watch coverage of a PMI-supported pilot project focused on reaching migrant farmworkers in order to track and contain cases of drug resistant malaria.

  • World Malaria Report 2018 – Progress, Opportunity and Action

    Nov 19, 2018
    Announcement
    For more than a dozen years, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) has been investing in the fight against malaria, in some of the most malaria-endemic countries in the world, where progress is hard-fought.
  • ASTMH TropMed Conference and the Power of Diversity in Science

    Nov 13, 2018
    Blog
    This year the ASTMH conference drew over 4,600 attendees representing over 100 different countries—the most in meeting history.  The United States is committed through PMI to continue to support country-led work that lifts the burden malaria places on their communities.
  • Malaria Day in the Americas

    Nov 6, 2018
    Announcement

    Malaria Day in the Americas provides an opportunity to recognize past and current efforts to prevent and control malaria in the region, build commitment, and to mobilize action to advance malaria goals and targets as we work toward our global goal of malaria eradication.

  • Why We’re Never Done Adapting: PMI and the Importance of Operational Research

    Oct 30, 2018
    Blog
    Operational research is critically important to the success of the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). PMI operates in 27 countries across sub-Saharan Africa and the Greater Mekong Subregion and often during the course of program implementation, unforeseen obstacles and new questions emerge.
  • Dr. Ken Staley's Fall Message

    Oct 24, 2018
    Announcement
    Ken Staley, MD shares updates on the welcoming of Dr. Rick Steketee as Deputy Coordinator and PMI's work this fall, and describes attending the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
  • Acknowledging the Role of Faith Leaders in Malaria Elimination

    Oct 19, 2018
    Announcement

    When malaria tests are offered in Lusaka, Zambia, Anglican Bishop David Njovu and a village leader are often the first to be tested in order to set an example. This community-level testing and treatment is made possible in part due to investments provided by the PMI.

  • U.S. President's Malaria Initiative at ASTMH 2018

    Oct 18, 2018
    Announcement

    The U.S. President's Malaria Initiative looks forward to participating in the 67th annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in New Orleans, LA. Go to the announcement page for a list of PMI-supported symposia, scientific sessions, and poster presentations. 

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