PMI Is a Vital Partner to End Malaria

Ten years ago, President George W. Bush launched the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) to help combat the disease in 15 high-burden African countries. Since then, PMI has expanded exponentially in scope and impact, reaching hundreds of millions with long-lasting insecticide treated nets, antimalarial treatments, rapid diagnostic tests, indoor residual spraying, and preventive treatments for pregnant women.

PMI excels at delivering our best tools quickly and efficiently to the people at greatest risk. What’s more, the initiative delivers these lifesaving interventions at an unprecedented scale. It has become a major force behind global efforts that have reduced malaria mortality rates by half since 2000. More than six million people, mostly children, are alive today as a result of this global collaboration.

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