U.S. Malaria Donations Saved Almost 2 Million African Children

Jun 26, 2017 | New York Times

Over the last decade, American assistance to fight malaria in Africa has saved the lives of nearly 2 million children, according to a new analysis of mortality rates in 32 countries. The study, published by PLOS Medicine this month, looked at the long-term effects of the President’s Malaria Initiative, and found  that countries helped by the malaria initiative had 16 percent fewer deaths in children under 5.

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