• President's Malaria Initiative Launched in Guinea

    Nov 9, 2011
    Article
    Admiral Robert Timothy Ziemer, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, launched the President’s Malaria Initiative at the U.S. Embassy in Guinea on November 9, 2011.
  • PMI Launches New Collection of Malaria Communication Materials

    Oct 31, 2011
    Announcement
    PMI has created a repository that showcases malaria communication materials developed by our partners across PMI’s focus countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Study Funded by PMI Shows Dramatic Decrease in Malaria Transmission

    Oct 5, 2011
    Article
    Study in Benin finds indoor spraying with the insecticide bendiocarb reduced infectious mosquito bites to near zero; and offers effective tool for malaria control strategy in areas rife with pyrethroid-resistance.
  • Interview with Rear Admiral Tim Ziemer, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator

    Apr 26, 2011
    Remarks
    Read an interview with the U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator in PSI's Impact magazine where he discusses the role of the private sector in malaria control, malaria elimination, resistance to artemisinin-based drugs and other issues. 
  • USAID and the Peace Corps Commemorate World Malaria Day

    Apr 26, 2011
    Announcement
    The Peace Corps and PMI, led by USAID and implemented together with the CDC, announce a new partnership that will expand malaria prevention activities throughout Africa and provide Peace Corps volunteers with the best resources on malaria prevention.
  • Malaria Treatment Expands Worldwide, Deaths Decline

    Apr 25, 2011
    Article
    U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information reports on how U.S. officials working to reduce the scourge of malaria celebrated successes, reaffirmed commitment, and stared down the road ahead on World Malaria Day.
  • World Malaria Day 2011

    Apr 23, 2011
    Article
    About half of the world's population are at risk of contracting malaria, especially those living in developing countries. Voice of America explores this for World Malaria Day including a statement from Rear Admiral Tim Ziemer, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator.
  • I Go To Disneyland ... In Ethiopia

    Nov 23, 2010
    Blog
    Read a blog post by Ezekiel Emanuel in The New Republic about his trip to a PMI-funded health center in Ethiopia. The health center has put together all the pieces to fight malaria and other health problems. 
  • How I Came to Own a Goat

    Nov 19, 2010
    Blog
    Read a blog post by Ezekiel Emanuel in The New Republic about his trip in Senegal to Kissan. Kissan is one of the hot spots for malaria that killed 900,000 people last year alone. Kissan was part of the initiative to keep mosquitoes out of homes, with a combination of netting for beds and indoor residual spraying. 
  • Senegal Achieves Significant Results in Malaria Control

    Nov 4, 2010
    Press Release
    Senegal's malaria control efforts have enabled the country to significantly reduce malaria-related morbidity and mortality, according to Focus on Senegal, a report released today by the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) as part of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) Progress and Impact series.
  • Liberian National Red Cross Society Moves to Reduce Prevalence of Malaria

    Aug 6, 2010
    Article
    Supported by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare through the President's Malaria Initiative, the Liberian Red Cross conducted assessment in the beneficiary communities and launched a 20-day campaign to provide the residents with the insecticide-treated mosquito nets, free of charge. 
  • Focusing on Quality Assurance for Malaria Diagnostics

    Jul 14, 2010
    Blog
    Maria José Inés, chief nurse at the Benfica Baixa Health Center in the city of Huambo in Angola, has seen many patients with fever over the years and treated countless malaria patients.
  • NIH Funds 10 International Centers of Excellence for Malaria Research

    Jul 8, 2010
    Press Release
    In an effort to accelerate the control of malaria and help eliminate it worldwide, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases announced approximately $14 million in first-year funding to establish 10 new malaria research centers around the world. 
  • Insecticide-treated Mosquito Nets Save Lives

    Jun 30, 2010
    Blog
    Sleeping under an insecticide-treated net (ITN) can greatly reduce the risk of infection because ITNs repel mosquitoes and kill those that land on them.
  • U.S Army Medical Research Unit: Improving Malaria Diagnosis in Africa, One Lab at a Time

    Jun 21, 2010
    Article
    For more than 40 years, USAMRU-K — known locally as the Walter Reed Project — has studied diseases in East Africa through a partnership with the Kenya Medical Research Institute.
  • Progress and Challenges in Fight Against Malaria in Mekong Subregion

    Jun 7, 2010
    Blog
    While major progress has been made in the fight against malaria in the Mekong Subregion covering the six countries of Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam and China, the disease continues to be a major public health problem.
  • African Leaders Launch Push against Malaria

    May 5, 2010
    Article
    African leaders from 26 countries have launched a fresh drive to eliminate malaria using a combination of bed nets, insecticides and medication, Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete said on Wednesday.
  • Fighting Malaria in Ethiopia

    May 4, 2010
    Article
    Thousands of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets, or mosquito bed-nettings, were handed out by a U.S. Army Civil Affairs team to the people of Hayo Oda Kebele, Dollo Mena District, Bale Zone, Ethiopia.
  • World Malaria Day 2010

    Apr 25, 2010
    Blog
    April 25, 2010, marks the third annual World Malaria Day, a day set aside to call attention to malaria and to mobilize action to combat it.
  • USG Marks World Malaria Day through Bed-Net Campaign in Oromia; Mobile Educational Van in Tigray

    Apr 25, 2010
    Press Release
    A civil affairs team representing U.S. Africa Command’s Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa is working with local officials and volunteers to help families hang insecticide-treated nets properly and ensure that most households have at least two nets to protect themselves from malaria.

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