• Launch of the PMI Strategy 2015-2020

    Feb 25, 2015
    Announcement
    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
    Article
    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
    Article
    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
    Announcement
    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
    Article
    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
    Announcement

    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
    Announcement
    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
    Announcement
    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
    Article
    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
    Article
    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
    Article

    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
    Article

    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
    Remarks

    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
    Blog
    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
    Announcement
    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
    Article

    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.

  • USAID Lauds Ghanaian Schools for their Malaria Prevention Efforts

    May 22, 2014
    Article
    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.
  • Malaria Cases Reduced in Ghana's Northern Region

    May 9, 2014
    Article

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

  • 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.
  • Working Together to Defeat Malaria

    Apr 25, 2014
    Blog
    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.

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