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Mozambique: Christian Charity Promises Support Against Malaria

None | 16 Oct 2008 | AllAfrica.com

The president and chief executive officer of the US-based Christian charity, World Vision International, Dean Hirsch, has promised that his organisation will step up its support for the fight against malaria in Mozambique, to reduce the high mortality from the disease.

Uganda: 300 March Against Malaria

Staff Writers | 05 Nov 2007 | New Vision

THE Congress of Racial Equality Uganda (CORE-Uganda) and the Kill Malarial Mosquitoes Now! Brigade recently marched for 10 days from Kampala to Gulu. A total of 300 marchers including university students and volunteers from Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF), walked 300 miles to save 320 malaria deaths a day.

Episcopal Relief and Development awarded $1.5 million grant for malaria program

Staff Writers | 11 Oct 2007 | Episcopal Life Online

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is the receipient of a five-year $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under the Malaria Communities Program (MCP).

White House Vows to Help Small Charities Fight Malaria

Ian Wilhelm | 16 Feb 2007 | Chronicle of Philanthropy

Small charities and religious groups in Africa can play a key role in fighting malaria and federal money is being allocated to increase their efforts.

Laura Bush Praises Private Sector Efforts To Fight Malaria

Cheryl Pellerin | 16 Feb 2007 | USINFO.STATE.GOV

First lady Laura Bush joined officials from government and the private sector February 15 to examine the role of faith-based and community nongovernmental organizations in controlling malaria in Africa.

Uganda: Mbale District Gets New Health Centre

Agness Nandutu | 29 Jan 2007 | Monitor (Kampala)

Residents of Mbale district have recieved a new hospital to improve healthcare services.

Hope, progress abound vs. malaria in Africa

Emmanuel Kolini, Rick Warren & John Bridgeland | 28 Jan 2007 | Enquirer (Cincinnati)

Success against death and despair is often unnoticed in our daily lives.

Congress Must Commit to War on AIDS/HIV

Matt Lynch | 06 Jan 2007 | Wall Street Journal

Matt Lynch, JHUCCP Director, urges Congress to approve $4.36 billion in FY2007 for AIDS, TB and Malaria programs.

NGO Takes Giant Step by Offering Free Screening

Charles Takyi-Boadu | 25 Jul 2006 | Ghanaian Chronicle

As part of measures to eradicate malaria from Ghana, an NGO, Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation, has started a sensitization campaign, educating and giving free screening tests to some communities.

Give malaria, due coverage - Chakachaka

Deogratius Kiduduye | 23 Jul 2006 | IPPMedia

Despite challenges facing the media in the continent, African journalists must remain focused so as to improve reporting on HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.