U.S. Injects $18M into Rwanda’s Malaria Initiative

Nov 3, 2016 | KT Press
The United States government has allocated $18 million to Rwanda’s initiative to curb maternal mortality rate, particularly ensuring that more expectant mothers are safe from catching malaria.

The commitment was made this week through the United States President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI): Rwanda -Malaria Operational Plan for 2017.

The funds are destined to support early diagnosis and treatment of Malaria in pregnancy (MIP), while covering the cost of the current cure of malaria, the artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs).

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