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Roll Back Malaria report confirms aid for malaria is working but predictable long-term funding is essential to achieve Millennium Development Goals

18 Mar 2010 | Roll Back Malaria

A new report from the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership confirms that current investment in malaria control is saving lives and providing far-reaching benefits for countries.

USAID Provides Malaria Assistance To Zimbabwe

U.S. Agency for International Development | 07 Feb 2009 | Medical News Today

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) continues to provide assistance to the people of Zimbabwe, who are in the midst of an expanding humanitarian crisis. An ailing economy, food shortages and the cholera epidemic have left the people of Zimbabwe in danger of other health risks.

WHO and World Bank Join Forces for Better Results from Global Health Investments

WHO & World Bank | 06 Aug 2008 | World Bank

As delegates gather at the International AIDS Conference (3-8 August), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank today address the pressing global debate around health systems and initiatives in specific aspects of health, nutrition and population. Critics claim that disease-specific initiatives are eroding already weak health systems, while others assert that weak health systems are holding back progress in disease-specific initiatives. In an effort to gather evidence and provide technical guidance in this area, WHO and the World Bank have agreed to join forces in collaboration with a wide range of interested stakeholders including country officials, academic and research institutions, Global Health Initiatives and civil society organizations.

The EU Must Tackle Malaria To Achieve The Millennium Development Goals

European Alliance Against Malaria | 21 Jun 2008 | Medical News Today

As the global community commemorates the Day of the African Child, the figures show the alarming fact that one child dies every thirty seconds of malaria in Africa.

Insecticide Spraying Needed To Control Yellow Fever In Paraguay And Brazil

Africa Fighting Malaria | 26 Feb 2008 | Medical News Today

National health authorities have reported the first cases of yellow fever in Paraguay. In the past two months, the number of cases reported by neighboring Brazilian health authorities has more than quadrupled, and deaths have more than doubled 2007 annual figures to 13 - though local media suggests the number of deaths may be as high as 16.

Anti-Malaria Organizations Issue a Joint Statement Calling for $3 Billion Globally to Effectively Control Malaria

| 25 Apr 2007 | PR Newswire

Today, in observance of Africa Malaria Day and the first ever Malaria Awareness Day in the U.S., more than forty organizations dedicated to the global fight against malaria issued a joint statement emphasizing the need for increased funds from the U.S. Government and other sources, a move that would ultimately increase collaborative efforts needed to control the malaria epidemic.

AFM Africa Malaria Day Analysis

Richard Tren, Philip Coticelli, Roger Bate & Kathryn Boateng | 23 Apr 2007 | Africa Fighting Malaria

Political will and public funding to target malaria are increasing, but there is still room to improve efforts to measure, assess, and inform evidence-based policies and programs.

Japan Contributes $186 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria

Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs | 03 Mar 2007 | Harold Doan and Associates, Ltd.

The contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, announced today, is a testimony to Japan's firm commitment to continue its assistance in the fight against the killer diseases and its high regard for the important role the Global Fund is playing in this global endeavour.

Congress Applauded For Increasing Funds In FY07 For President's Malaria Initiative, Global Fund To Fight AIDS, TB, And Malaria

JHUCCP | 21 Feb 2007 | Medical News Today

Malaria advocates today offered sincere thanks to the U.S. Congress for agreeing to support a major increase in funds to combat malaria in fiscal year 2007.

International Community Calls for Increased Funding To US Malaria Control Programs

Africa Fighting Malaria | 29 Jan 2007 | American Chronicle

An international coalition of 50 organizations called on Congress Monday to increase FY2007 funding for US efforts to control malaria, the biggest killer of Africa children.