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International Federation launches two "Keep Up" programmes to follow massive mosquito net distributions in Sierra Leone and Kenya

Staff Writers | 29 Nov 2006 | Reuters

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is launching two "Keep Up" programmes after distributing hundreds of thousands of long-lasting insecticidal nets in Sierra Leone and Kenya.

CIDA's child survival challenge

Amir Attaran | 28 Nov 2006 | Globe and Mail

The Canadian Red Cross has given us a plan to end child deaths, says law professor AMIR ATTARAN. Why isn't the Harper government coughing up the cash?

Senator Tom Coburn's Letter to AFM

Senator Tom Coburn | 19 Sep 2006 | US Congress

Senator Tom Coburn has written to Africa Fighting Malaira , congratulating us on our advocacy work, particularly with regard to promoting indoor residual spraying with DDT.

AusAID spearheads anti-malaria program

Staff Writers | 08 Aug 2006 | ABC News

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Alexander Downer has announced a program to tackle malaria in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Ethiopia: IFRC Announces New Partnership to Provide Mosquito Nets to Families in 17 Communities

None | 29 Jun 2006 | Ethiopian Herald

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Tuesday announced a new partnership with the London-based charitable foundation, World Swim for Malaria (WSM), to provide life-saving long-lasting insecticide nets (LLIN) to families in 17 communities in nine East and Southern Africa countries.

Spain to donate Shs.5b for malaria

Rosallia Omungo | 05 Mar 2006 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Spain has promised to donate over 5 billion Kenya Shillings - around $70m - to malaria control. Lets hope the Spanish fund something useful, such as Indoor Residual Spraying and that this doesn't just become another gravy train for the aid bwanas of Africa.

New York Knickerbockers Fans To Help Set World Dunk Record

None | 02 Mar 2006 | AllAfrica.com

The New York Knickerbockers today announced a unique partnership with the charity Hedge Funds vs. Malaria to draw awareness and raise funds to assist in eradicating malaria.