Press Releases

Two African Children Die Needlessly Every Minute; 3000 Children Die Daily

03 Feb 2007 | Christian News Wire

Two African children die needlessly every minute; 3000 children die daily.

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.

USAID Names Dr. Bernard Nahlen to be Deputy Coordinator, President's Malaria Initiative

29 Jan 2007 | PR Newswire

Rear Admiral Timothy Ziemer (U.S. Navy, retired), the President's Malaria Coordinator, announced his intent to name Dr. Bernard Nahlen to serve as Deputy Coordinator of the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI).

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.

Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases Inaugurates New Indonesian Research Initiative to Study Dengue fever, Tuberculosis and Malaria

CSRwire | 25 Jan 2007 | Social Funds

The Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases (NITD) announced today the opening of a new clinical research initiative in Indonesia that will further expand the capabilities of the Singapore-based institute to conduct research for tuberculosis, dengue fever and malaria, three of the world's most neglected diseases.

Bush Outlines U.S. Initiative to Fight Malaria

Staff Writers | 23 Jan 2007 | USINFO.STATE.GOV

The following fact sheet was released by the White House as a companion document to President Bush's 2007 State of the Union Address.

90 Health, Faith, Antipoverty Groups Send Letter Urging Congress to Increase Funding for AIDS, TB and Malaria

Friends of the Global Fight | 11 Jan 2007 | PR Newswire

Ninety global health, faith and antipoverty groups called on the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to increase funding for AIDS, malaria and TB programs, including the Global Fund, in the continuing resolution for FY 2007.

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.

Malaria - A Clear Recommendation For Treatment Combinations

04 Jan 2007 | Medical News Today

So far, 17 pharmaceutical laboratories have agreed to follow World Health Organization guidelines and replace Artemisinin monotherapies with Artemisinin-based Combinational Therapy drugs.

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.