• Remarks by Admiral Tim Ziemer, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, Congressional Briefing

    Sep 16, 2010
    Malaria advocates from non-governmental organizations, government and faith communities discuss why the most recent efforts against malaria are different from previous efforts.
  • World Malaria Day 2014

    Apr 24, 2014
    April 25, 2014, marks World Malaria Day – a day to celebrate the gains made in the fight against malaria. Each year, this day highlights global efforts to control malaria and mobilizes action to combat the disease. Learn more about World Malaria Day.
  • The Battle to End Malaria: Senegal Leads by Example

    Apr 25, 2014
    On the occasion of World Malaria Day, we would like to take you on a journey to a town in northern Senegal, along the western coast of Africa...
  • Full Speed Ahead on Malaria

    Apr 25, 2014
    The greatest success story in global health is anchored by a continent once known mostly for famine and war. Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa are making unprecedented gains in child survival and reducing the devastating burden of malaria—a disease carried by mosquitoes and a major killer of children.
  • USAID Joins Kenya's Ministry of Health to Promote World Malaria Day 2014

    Apr 30, 2014
    Press Release
    USAID Kenya Director of the Office for Population and Health, Barbara Hughes joined officials from the Ministry of Health to brief the media on Kenya’s malaria program. The media breakfast is one of the Government of Kenya’s activities to mark World Malaria Day on April 25.
  • Tanzanian Private Sector Champions Step Up Efforts Against Malaria

    Apr 25, 2014
    Despite tremendous progress over the past 15 years, malaria continues to steal the lives of an astonishing number of children under five years old. In Africa, a child a minute on average dies from malaria, a disease that is both preventable and treatable.
  • Malaria Cases Reduced in Ghana's Northern Region

    May 9, 2014

    An anti-malarial indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaign has led to significant reduction in malarial cases in parts of the Northern Region.

  • USAID Lauds Ghanaian Schools for their Malaria Prevention Efforts

    May 22, 2014
    USAID presented two sets of football jerseys to two schools in Sege Circuit in recognition of their outstanding efforts as part of a national incentive program to encourage schools to share vital, accurate information about malaria prevention in their communities.
  • Working Together to Defeat Malaria

    Apr 25, 2014
    Although malaria morbidity continues to be high in Ghana, I am happy to report that it is no longer the leading cause of death in the country.
  • FDA Laboratory Attains International Recognition

    Jun 16, 2014

    The Laboratory Service Department of the Food and Drugs Authority of Ghana recently attained internationally recognition in the area of pharmaceutical quality control. Technical assistance from the US Pharmacopeial Convention, funded by USAID, was instrumental in helping Ghana's Laboratory Service Department to achieve this ISO accreditation.

  • Latest Country Profiles Now Available

    Jul 21, 2014
    Revised, redesigned country profiles are now available for the 19 focus countries in Africa and the Greater Mekong Subregion.
  • The Last 500: Continuing the Fight Against Malaria, HIV/AIDS, & Other Diseases

    Aug 20, 2014

    U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, Rear Admiral Timothy Ziemer, participated in a conversation with Nothing But Nets and other UN partners and experts on the progress that has been made in the fight against malaria, HIV and AIDS, and other diseases. Learn about the challenges, opportunities, and efforts towards achieving Millennium Development Goal 6 in the last 500 days and beyond.

  • U.S. Senate Staff See Malaria Investments Overseas

    Aug 19, 2014
    For many Americans, it’s difficult to see the impact foreign aid has on people half a world away. We’re working hard to close that gap, and bring stories from malaria endemic countries home.
  • Biomedical Center Gets Modern Mosquito Lab

    Sep 17, 2014

    Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) yesterday launched a standard identification laboratory for mosquitoes and other parasites. The lab will enable effective and certain control of malaria epidemic and other parasitic diseases.

  • RBC Announces New Response Plan for Malaria

    Sep 20, 2014

    The Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) has announced new efforts to help eliminate malaria in the country.

  • Lecture Inspires Hope to Eradicate Malaria

    Oct 2, 2014
    U.S. Deputy Global Malaria Coordinator Bernard L. Nahlen, M.D. addresses accelerating policy change and building consensus to free the world of malaria.
  • The Malaria Fighter

    Oct 20, 2014
    Although he does nothing to court publicity, many call Rear Adm. Timothy Ziemer one of the most effective leaders in public health.
  • Just Released - 2015 Malaria Operational Plans

    Nov 14, 2014
    The 2015 Malaria Operational Plans (MOPs) are now available. They outline PMI support to NMCP strategic priorities and complement investments made by other partners to improve and expand malaria-related services.  
  • The Second Global Malaria Action Plan

    Dec 2, 2014
    The Roll Back Malaria Partnership has initiated the process of developing the second generation Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP2) for the period 2016-2030.
  • A Conversation with Rear Admiral Tim Ziemer (Ret.) of the President’s Malaria Initiative

    Nov 14, 2013
    Read the interview with Rear Admiral Tim Ziemer (Ret.) who received an Award for Extraordinary Leadership in the Fight Against Malaria at ASTMH's annual meeting.

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