How Malaria Fight Saved Millions – Why It Matters

May 8, 2015 | allAfrica.com

The latest statistics show impressive progress in the fight against malaria - a 46 percent decrease in infections among children in sub-Saharan Africa and an estimated 4.3 million deaths averted globally.

A substantial increase in international funding has contributed to those achievements. The U.S. government is among the major funders of malaria control through its President's Malaria Initiative – one of the few international assistance programs that has garnered bipartisan support through the Bush and Obama terms.

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