Press Releases

The March of Washingtons Distributes $5,000 for Pneumonia Drugs in Uganda

11 Nov 2023 | Africa Fighting Malaria

This World Pneumonia Day, the March of Washingtons - a broad-based campaign to increase access to high-quality antimalarial and pneumonia drugs, in Africa - is gearing up to make its first donation of pneumonia drugs, third donation overall.

3 BILLION AND COUNTING Opens in New York at The QUAD Cinema

03 Sep 2023 | PR Newswire

The QUAD Cinema, one of New York City's leading art houses, presents the New York premiere of the provocative new documentary, 3 BILLION AND COUNTING (102 minutes), directed and produced by Dr. D. Rutledge Taylor.

March of Washingtons donates funds for life-saving antimalarial drugs in Uganda

31 Aug 2023 | Africa Fighting Malaria

The March of Washingtons - a broad-based campaign to increase access to high-quality antimalarial drugs, and now pneumonia drugs, in Africa - has made its second donation.

WHO releases new malaria guidelines for treatment and procurement of medicines

09 Mar 2024 | World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is releasing new guidelines for the treatment of malaria, and the first ever guidance on procuring safe and efficacious anti-malarial medicines.

Paltalk Partners with Leading Non Profit Organizations to Raise Funds to Fight Malaria

09 Sep 2023 | Paltalk

Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based chat community with over four million active members, today announced they have teamed with AFM, and Hedge Funds vs. Malaria & Pneumonia, to raise funds to fight the spread of Malaria.

The March of Washingtons Distributes $30,000 for Antimalarial Drugs in Uganda

28 May 2023 | Africa Fighting Malaria

The March of Washingtons - the first broad-based campaign to increase access to high-quality antimalarial drugs in Africa has just made its first donation.

Bayer CropScience signs research agreement with IVCC

14 May 2023 | Bayer CropScience

Bayer CropScience and the Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC), Liverpool, UK have entered into a research agreement. The project, which will initially run for three years, aims to discover new active ingredients for Public Health Products (PHPs) that will be effective against mosquitoes which transmit diseases such as malaria that are resistant to conventional insecticides.

First ever antimalarial market survey in Uganda

06 Nov 2023 | Medicines for Malaria Venture

Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) today launched a report providing the largest-ever body of evidence supporting the need for urgent action to improve access to antimalarials. The report: "Understanding the Antimalarials Market: Uganda 2007" is based on data gathered by the Ministry of Health (MoH) Uganda and MMV a public private partnership for the development and delivery of low cost effective malaria treatments.

New EU Pesticide Regulations Will Increase Risk Of Malaria And Other Insect-Borne Diseases

Africa Fighting Malaria | 10 Oct 2023 | Medical News Today

Today 160 senior scientists from around the world release a petition against proposed EU pesticide regulations which they believe would shrink the global insecticide markets, leaving millions of people in poor countries at an increased risk of malaria and other insect-borne diseases.

Catholic Relief Services to Lead Malaria Fight in Benin

Catholic Relief Services | 27 Jun 2023 | Reuters

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) launched today the largest home-based malaria care campaign in the history of Benin. Thanks to a 15.5 million grant from The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, CRS, which leads a four-member consortium, will work with more than 1,400 community-based organizations that will educate families and provide basic malaria care for children with the parasite.