World Malaria Day – 2018

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Young children smiling, holding malaria nets. Photo credit: Riccaro Gangale, VectorWorks.

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World Malaria Day showcases the global efforts to control and eliminate malaria. Every year on April 25, partners come together to celebrate success, recognize health workers, and underscore the need for expanded investment as well as sustained political commitment for malaria prevention, control, and elimination. On this occasion, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), releases its Twelfth Annual Report to Congress, which describes the U.S. Government’s financial and technical contributions to the global fight against malaria.

Events

World Malaria Day Reception
Capitol Hill, Russell Senate Office Building, Room 385
Tuesday, April 25, 5:00–7:00pm
This event is hosted by the Malaria Roundtable in conjunction with the Senate Caucus on Malaria and NTDs. During it, PMI will premiere a film about the distribution of bednets via schools in Tanzania and visitors from Tanzania’s National Malaria Control Program and Ministry of Education will speak about their work. Acting Global Malaria Coordinator Irene Koek will deliver remarks.

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Annual Report

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Read the PMI Twelfth Annual Report [PDF, 2.7MB]

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