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Presidents Malaria Initiative

America Should Be Proud of Its Effort to Combat Malaria

Michael A. Moodian | Posted 04.20.2016 | World
Michael A. Moodian

There is at least one initiative, which George W. Bush started and Barack Obama has continued, that will endure as a bipartisan effort that helps define their legacies positively: America's role in drastically reducing malaria-related deaths in sub-Saharan Africa.

The Best of America: Part I

Deborah Derrick | Posted 11.01.2016 | Impact
Deborah Derrick

In a matter of weeks, I'll be stepping away from nearly eight years of working to promote global health. I hardly knew how absorbed I'd get in this ...

The Next Phase of an American Legacy: John Kerry, Global Health and Financing for Development

Deborah Derrick | Posted 07.13.2016 | Impact
Deborah Derrick

This week's Financing for Development (FfD) Conference - a major gathering to advance the post-2015 development agenda - will be critical in deciding how the world's governments and private sector and civil society partners will contribute to international development in the future.

First Ladies Michelle Obama and Laura Bush Show American Compassion in Africa

Anita McBride | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Anita McBride

As we approach this July 4th, Americans have a lot to celebrate in not only their elected presidents but also their first ladies who represent bipartisan commitment to empowering women and improving the health and well-being of the people of Africa and around the world.

Religious Leaders 'Noisy About Malaria' In Mozambique

Christopher LaTondresse | Posted 06.25.2013 | Religion
Christopher LaTondresse

The disease steals 650,000 lives around the world each year, devastating entire communities and undermining opportunities for prosperity and growth -- and disproportionately affecting the African continent.

World Malaria Day: The Faces Behind The Numbers

Katharine McPhee | Posted 04.25.2012 | Impact
Katharine McPhee

I recently went on a trip to multiple locations in Africa, where I learned that although I can't save the world, I can help save one life.

The Three-legged Stool of Successful Disease Prevention

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 07.10.2011 | Impact
Dr. Orin Levine

Successes with malaria are promising, but fragile -- and largely dependent on existing technologies and the ability to scale up delivery systems to deliver them.