• U.S. Steps Up Commitment To Fight Malaria

    Feb 26, 2015

    The Obama administration on Wednesday announced a six-year extension of a program to combat malaria around the globe.

  • The United States and Malaria: A Long History of Smart Investments That Benefit All

    Feb 26, 2015
    The U.S. has been a loyal and effective partner to malaria endemic countries around the world for over a decade, and a principal player in the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership -- the global coordinating mechanism for the response to malaria -- since 1998.
  • Warriors Guard Stephen Curry supports PMI at the White House

    Feb 26, 2015

    Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry visited the White House in support of the President's Malaria Initiative.

    • Global Anti-Malaria Fight to Continue

      Feb 26, 2015
      On Wednesday, public health leaders came together in Washington at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building to celebrate successes against malaria and to continue the push to eradicate it.
    • Launch of the PMI Strategy 2015-2020

      Feb 25, 2015
      At the White House today, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, led by the U.S. Agency for International Development and implemented together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), launched its next six-year strategy to further reduce malaria deaths and substantially decrease malaria illness, toward the long-term goal of elimination.
    • In much of the world, the survival of newborns cannot be taken for granted

      Feb 24, 2015
      Columnist Michael Gerson highlights the concerted international efforts in preventing newborn and maternal deaths, particularly in Tanzania, in this opinion piece.
    • New Concerns About Fighting Malaria

      Feb 24, 2015
      Dr. Alan Magill, Laurie Garrett, Dr. William Moss, and Dr. Lawrence Barat talk to Diane Rehm about ACT resistance, drug quality, and the new PMI Strategy launch.
    • Public Review of the 2nd Generation Global Malaria Action Plan 2016 - 2030

      Feb 17, 2015
      This statement from the co-chairs of the Global Malaria Action Plan 2 (GMAP2) Task Force - David Brandling Bennett and Bernard Nahlen - announces the start of the public review period for the 2nd generation Roll Back Malaria Partnership's Global Malaria Action Plan titled: "Towards a Malaria-Free World: A Global Case for Investment and Action 2016-2030".
    • PMI Commentary on Response to Falsified Medicines in Africa

      Feb 6, 2015
      The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) invests in improving the global supply of drugs. This commentary describes the important efforts underway to curb the flood of fake and substandard malaria medicines.
    • PMI Statement on Misuse of Bednets

      Jan 24, 2015

      The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) has a shared concern about the use of any long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net (LLIN) for anything other than their intended purpose of protection from malaria.

    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

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