• In SOTU, Obama Signals Commitment to Defeat Malaria

    Jan 12, 2016
    Remarks
    In his State of the Union address, President Obama called for ending malaria: Right now, we are on track to end the scourge of HIV/AIDS, and we have the capacity to accomplish the same thing with malaria -- something I’ll be pushing this Congress to fund this year.
  • Press Release: World Malaria Report 2015 Released Today

    Dec 9, 2015
    Press Release
    New estimates from WHO show a significant increase in the number of countries moving towards malaria elimination, with prevention efforts saving millions of dollars in healthcare costs over the past 14 years in many African countries.
  • Press Release: Malaria No More Honors Rear Admiral Tim Ziemer, Representatives Kay Granger and Nita Lowey

    Dec 2, 2015
    Press Release

    Leaders in the fight against malaria are recognized at the organization’s annual Champions Breakfast.

  • “This Work Made Me Realize My Value”

    Nov 12, 2015
    Blog
    Peace Corps Volunteer blogs about her life-changing experiences working to fight against the spread of malaria.
  • Just Released - FY 2016 Malaria Operational Plans

    Nov 2, 2015
    Announcement
    The FY 2016 Malaria Operational Plans (MOPs) are now available. These plans were developed in collaboration with national malaria control programs (NMCP), and with participation of national and international partners involved in malaria prevention and control. 
  • President's Malaria Initiative at ASTMH 2015

    Oct 23, 2015
    Announcement

    At this year's annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medical and Hygiene there will be a number of PMI-supported symposia, scientific sessions, and poster presentations. Furthermore, PMI and partners are hosting a TropMed Fireside Chat on Tuesday, October 27, during which experts discuss efforts to combat malaria.

  • President's Malaria Initiative Salutes Nobel Laureates

    Oct 6, 2015
    Announcement
    On Monday, the Nobel Assembly announced the award of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine. This year’s Nobel Laureates developed therapies that have revolutionized the treatment of some of the most devastating diseases caused by parasites. Youyou Tu was rewarded for her research on malaria therapy. 
  • President's Malaria Initiative's Tribute to Alan Magill

    Oct 2, 2015
    Announcement
    In an August profile of Alan Magill in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, the ebullient and brilliant director of malaria at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said he hoped to see a malaria-free world in his lifetime. Just a month later, suddenly and tragically, Alan died.
  • Press Release: From Aspiration to Action: What Will It Take to End Malaria?

    Sep 28, 2015
    Press Release

    A new report released by the United Nations and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation presents a vision to eradicate malaria by 2040 that involves new strategies, tools and financing and urges world leaders to expand their commitments to fight a disease that still kills about one child every minute.

  • At UNGA, President Obama Calls on the World to Act Against Malaria

    Sep 27, 2015
    Remarks

    In his remarks on the Sustainable Development Goals at the UN General Assembly, President Obama said: Billions of our fellow human beings are at risk of dying from diseases that we know how to prevent.  Many children are just one mosquito bite away from death.  And that is a moral outrage.

  • NetWorks End of Project Report (2009-2014) Now Available

    Sep 8, 2015
    Announcement
    The final report for the NetWorks project is now posted. (Country reports also posted on the GhanaNigeria, and Senegal country pages.)
  • Latest Country Profiles Now Available

    Jul 30, 2015
    Announcement
    Revised, redesigned country profiles are now available for the 20 focus countries in Africa and the Greater Mekong Subregion.
  • PMI Joins the MESA Track Database

    Jul 13, 2015
    Announcement
    PMI has included its malaria elimination-related operational research studies in the Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA) Track database. 
  • Press Release: Action and Investment to Defeat Malaria 2016-2030

    Jul 10, 2015
    Press Release
    On July 13, 2015, world leaders at the 3rd International Financing for Development (FfD) meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will discuss the new World Health Assembly endorsed Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-2030 and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership's Action and Investment to defeat Malaria 2016-2030 (AIM). Together, these documents provide technical guidance and a framework for action and investment to achieve the ambitious malaria elimination targets outlined in the forthcoming United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Global Call to Action to Increase National Coverage with Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy

    Jun 8, 2015
    Article
    Intermittent Preventive Treatment against malaria in pregnancy (IPTp) is a highly cost-effective intervention with the potential to save many maternal and neonatal lives. We require immediate action for dramatic scale-up of coverage in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Remarkable Progress, but Long Way to Go to Beating Infectious Diseases

    May 29, 2015
    Article

    U.S. efforts to eliminate the disease really took off with the President's Malaria Initiative. Between 2005 and 2013, PMI distributed over 80 million insecticide-treated nets, over 65 million rapid diagnosis tests, and over 185 million treatments, as well as protected over 17 million pregnant women with preventive drugs.

    But the real question is, does it work? Is our money spent wisely, and are we getting results?

  • Working Together to Defeat Malaria in Cambodia

    May 3, 2015
    Article
    Although progress has been made in controlling malaria in Cambodia during the past decade, it remains a significant issue for the Ministry of Health, the people of the region, and the international community. 
  • Fighting Fraudulent Malaria Drugs in Benin

    Mar 12, 2015
    Video
    Watch a video about the PMI campaign to combat fraudulent anti-malarial medicines in Benin.
  • 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.
  • 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".

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