• A Zambian Perspective on World Malaria Day

    Apr 25, 2017
    Announcement
    For World Malaria Day, Linord Moudou speaks with Dr. Busiku Hamainza, Epidemiologist with Zambia's National Malaria Elimination Program and Mirriam Chisamba, Certified Midwife with Kafumbwe Rural Health Centre, about Zambia's efforts to end Malaria.
  • A Health Chat about Zambia, Malaria Elimination, and the Malaria Vaccine

    Apr 25, 2017
    Announcement
    Dr. Busiku Hamainza and Mirriam Chisamba, along with Dr. David Schellenberg, the WHO Global Malaria Programme's Scientific Advisor, join Linord Moudou on Health Chat, a live call-in radio program that addresses health issues of interest to Africa, to discuss Zambia's progress in the fight against malaria and the pilot implementation of the RTS,S vaccine. 
  • Spraying to Save Lives

    Apr 25, 2017
    Blog
    In Kenya, teams fight malaria-carrying mosquitoes. To reduce the mosquito population, Migori County has deployed spray operators — people who travel to homes in villages across the county and spray every room with a human-safe, long-lasting residual insecticide proven to kill mosquitoes.
  • Lifting the Burden of Malaria

    Apr 25, 2017
    Blog

    This year, malaria will kill more than 400,000 people around the world. The vast majority will be kids in sub-Saharan Africa. Video vignettes show how Zambians are fighting the disease with help from the American people.

  • 2017 Programmatic Environmental Assessment for Integrated Vector Control Now Available

    Mar 17, 2017
    Announcement

    This document includes significant revisions to previous Programmatic Environmental Assessments (PEA) for Integrated Vector Management Programs, including risk assessments for new products and revised mitigation measures for vector control interventions to account for the decade plus of experience implementing ITN and IRS programs.

  • U.S. President's Malaria Initiative’s Strategic Effort to Reduce the Threat of Emergence and Spread of Multidrug-Resistant Malaria

    Mar 1, 2017
    Announcement
    A case study published in the New England Journal of Medicine titled “Emergence of Indigenous Artemisinin-Resistant Plasmodium falciparum in Africa," details an individual case of delayed clearance of malaria parasites (an early sign of drug resistance) after a patient was treated with an artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) - the most effective antimalarial medicines available today.
  • Updated PMI Technical Guidance Now Available

    Feb 21, 2017
    Announcement
    This document provides technical guidance and serves as a reference tool for PMI country teams, national malaria control programs, and other partners implementing PMI-funded malaria activities.
  • FY 2018 Malaria Operational Plan Schedule

    Feb 10, 2017
    Announcement
    Proposed dates for the PMI FY 2018 Malaria Operational Plan visits are listed below. Please note that dates are subject to change.
  • African Leaders Hailed as Countries Make Gains against Malaria

    Jan 30, 2017
    Press Release
    At a time of historic progress toward a malaria-free Africa, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) honored eight African countries that have shown commitment and innovation in the fight against the disease.
  • PMI Commends Action Taken in Guinea to Stop Theft of U.S. Government-funded Antimalarial Commodities

    Jan 19, 2017
    Announcement

    PMI strongly commends the action taken by the U.S. Agency for International Development Office of Inspector General and local authorities in Guinea to stop the theft of U.S. Government‐funded antimalarial commodities, intended to be provided free of charge in Ministry of Health public health facilities, but instead found for unlawful resale in Conakry’s public marketplaces.

  • Admiral Ziemer's Farewell Message

    Jan 18, 2017
    Announcement
    Admiral Ziemer reflects on his tenure as U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, expressing gratitude to U.S. Government leadership and malaria partners. And he conveys the need for ongoing support to move us closer to a malaria-free world.
     
  • Using Technology in ITN Distribution to Improve Efficiency and Accountability

    Jan 18, 2017
    Blog
    In Tanzania, the public and private sectors are incorporating mobile technology to streamline school-based distribution of ITNs, decrease staff burden, and ensure timely documentation and accountability. 
  • Press Release: World Malaria Report 2016 Released Today

    Dec 13, 2016
    Press Release
    The World Health Organization’s World Malaria Report 2016 reveals that children and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa have greater access to effective malaria control.
  • Partners in the Greater Mekong Subregion Mobilize around Malaria Elimination Goal

    Nov 25, 2016
    Article
    According to a new report from WHO, there has been a major decline in cases and deaths across the Greater Mekong Subregion over the last 3 years. 
  • U.S. Injects $18M into Rwanda’s Malaria Initiative

    Nov 3, 2016
    Article
    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.
  • President's Malaria Initiative at ASTMH 2016

    Oct 28, 2016
    Announcement

    This year is the 65th annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medical and Hygiene, and there will be a number of special PMI-supported symposia, scientific sessions, and poster presentations. Furthermore, PMI and partners are hosting a TropMed Fireside Chat on Monday, November 14, during which experts discuss efforts to combat malaria.

  • More Bang for the Buck: Care for Your ITNs

    Oct 26, 2016
    Blog
    ITNs are one of the most effective tools to prevent malaria. However, once ITNs are in use in households, they can suffer wear and tear, shortening their lifespan. 
  • Just Released - FY 2017 Malaria Operational Plans

    Oct 25, 2016
    Announcement
    The FY 2017 Malaria Operational Plans are now available. These plans were developed in collaboration with national malaria control programs, and with participation of national and international partners involved in malaria prevention and control.
  • U.S Govt, Global Fund Distribute 2 Million Malaria Prevention Nets

    Oct 18, 2016
    Article
    The United States government and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria supported distribution of 1,785,000 long-lasting insecticidal nets to Zimbabweans communities at risk for malaria in August and September of this year.
  • Board Unites on Decisions and Direction for Roll Back Malaria

    Sep 28, 2016
    Announcement
    This week’s Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership Board meeting has resulted in tremendous progress for the Partnership. Board members gathered in Geneva on Tuesday 27 September and spent two days finalizing the future form and function of the Partnership mechanisms.

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