Press Releases

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).

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.

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.

U.S. Announces new $150 Million Indoor Residual Spraying Contract for Malaria Prevention

Staff Writers | 22 Dec 2006 | USAID

The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced the awarding of a $150 million Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) contract to a consortium headed by Research Triangle Institute (RTI).

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.

Tariffs Corruption And Other Impediments To Medicinal Access In Developing Countries: Field Evidence

Africa Fighting Malaria | 06 Aug 2006 | Medical News Today

Lengthy customs procedures, onerous bureaucratic hurdles and tariff related corruption at borders are highlighted as barriers to accessing medicines in a new report published by the American Enterprise Institute. The report "Tariffs, Corruption and Other Impediments to Medicinal Access in Developing Countries: Field Evidence" presents evidence from interviews conducted with various organizations involved in supplying medicines and medical devices to developing countries.