Adm. Tim Ziemer's Blog: U.S. Expands Anti-Malaria Effort as Progress Takes Hold

Apr 25, 2010 | The White House Blog

Each year on April 25 the world recognizes World Malaria Day to call attention to the disease that kills nearly one million people each year and, negatively affects educational achievement, worker productivity, and economic development, and to mobilize action to combat it. This year, a success story in development assistance is emerging in Africa, with global donors, national governments and local partners making major strides against malaria.

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