Combating Malaria: Optimism Grows as Target Is in Sight

Apr 23, 2010 | Financial Times

With just eight months to meet his goal of distributing hundreds of millions of mosquito nets around the world to people at high risk of contracting malaria, Ray Chambers is feeling confident.

The UN special envoy on malaria believes efforts are on track for completion of deliveries during 2010, supporting broader plans to reduce greatly, within five years, the huge burden of illness and death from this leading killer disease.

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