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World Malaria Day 2013

With $3 Billion Annual Shortfall in Controlling Malaria, Replenishing Global Fund Should Be a Priority to Prevent Resurgence

Ban Ki-moon | Posted 06.29.2013 | World
Ban Ki-moon

Malaria continues to inflict a major toll on least developed countries -- primarily in Africa -- and millions of people still lack access to life-saving interventions. In Africa, malaria kills a child every minute.

Peace Corps Volunteers Extend Malaria Efforts to Villages and Towns Across Africa

Carrie Hessler-Radelet | Posted 06.24.2013 | World
Carrie Hessler-Radelet

Peace Corps volunteers, in villages and towns across Africa, are complementing the work of global partners. Getting mosquito nets and malaria diagnostics and medicines to those in need is a core focus of PMI.

Because 200 Million Is Too Many: Recognizing World Malaria Day

Robert L. Quigley, MD, D.Phil. | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact
Robert L. Quigley, MD, D.Phil.

There's a reason we recognize World Malaria Day annually, and it is this: While there is no vaccine, malaria is both preventable and curable. But travelers, expatriates, businesses, NGOs and universities must know the risks beforehand.