Press Releases

World Vision Launches Initiative to Combat Malaria

World Vision | 20 Jun 2008 | Reuters Foundation Alert Net

World Vision announced today the launch of a major new initiative to combat malaria, a leading cause of child deaths worldwide.

New Innovation Grants Boost Malaria Advocacy Efforts in Africa

Sarah Pickwick | 05 Nov 2007 | Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium announced today three grants for malaria advocacy to civil society organisations covering twelve African countries. The Innovation Grants are part of Mobilising for Malaria , an advocacy programme supported by GlaxoSmithKline's African Malaria Partnership. They aim to boost advocacy efforts to improve Africa-to-Africa accountability for response to malaria suffering on the continent as well inspire African civil society organisations and media to become "leaders" in the fight against malaria in Francophone and Anglophone African countries.

Malaria Awards 2007 Announced by Malaria Foundation International (MFI)

12 Sep 2007 | Malaria Foundation International

The Malaria Foundation International (MFI) has announced its 2007 Malaria Awards recipients. The foundation's inaugural "Malaria Awards Ceremony" was established in 2006 to honor the many extraordinary individuals and organizations that have made and continue to make important contributions in the fight against malaria.

World Fast Against Malaria

Hedge Funds vs. Malaria | 08 May 2007 |

The second annual World Fast Against Malaria will be held on May 10, 2007. 100% of donations related to the fast will go to buy long lasting life-saving nets for $5 per net. Click here to participate in the fast and or sponsor your fast or the fast of others.

'Princess of Africa' Launches Malaria Foundation

15 Mar 2007 |

Princess of Africa Foundation, UK and World Bank call for more predictable long-term financing to control the disease.

ExxonMobil Foundation Announces $1 Million Grant to Support Angola's National Malaria Control Program

02 Feb 2007 | ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil Foundation announced today a grant of $1 million to USAID to support the efforts of the Ministry of Health in Angola to strengthen and extend malaria prevention and control in that country.

Working Together to Fight Malaria in Africa

04 Jan 2007 | PR Newswire

Nothing But Nets, a campaign to fight malaria in Africa by delivering insecticide-treated nets (bed nets), announced today that it has received its first-ever malaria challenge grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

American Red Cross Expands Fight Against Malaria

American Red Cross | 30 Dec 2006 | Medical News Today

Building on the success of saving 1.2 million lives through the Measles Initiative over the past five years, the American Red Cross is stepping up its long-term commitment in Africa.

Nonprofit "Malaria No More" Network Tackling the Deadly Disease

Kathryn McConnell | 18 Dec 2006 | USINFO.STATE.GOV

Malaria No More, a new nonprofit network of over 60 organizations announces new commitments of money, supplies, volunteers.

First Lady Laura Bush Commends 'Madness Against Malaria' for Its Creative Fundraising Effort

14 Dec 2006 | PR Newswire

Madness Against Malaria is a unique charity event that uses the Internet to connect people around the world in 'competition' to raise funds and awareness to combat malaria.