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Child Deaths From Malaria Halved

Ray Chambers | Posted 02.10.2014 | Impact
Ray Chambers

While we celebrate this accomplishment, we need to remember how wily this enemy is. Malaria is an ancient scourge that has killed millions upon millions of people.

Time for the Big Push to Defeat Malaria

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf | Posted 07.21.2013 | Impact
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

As a global community, our fates are often more intertwined than we like to imagine. Controlling malaria isn't only a prospect of preventing needless deaths, it is an economic imperative.

At a Defining Moment in the Fight to End Malaria

Kent Campbell | Posted 07.03.2013 | Impact
Kent Campbell

Globally, more than 90 countries today are malaria-free, with an additional 26 en route to achieving that status. Still, eliminating malaria in Africa is a challenging goal.

A Mother's Excruciating Choice: Protect Her Children From Malaria or Feed Them

Kwenda Paipi | Posted 11.28.2012 | Impact
Kwenda Paipi

While malaria can be prevented by sleeping under an insecticide-treated bed net, for residents of the Mbala area development program, finding money to purchase a bed net is almost impossible.

WATCH: Rainn Wilson's 'Malarious' Comedy Routine Fights Malaria

Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.14.2012 | Impact

To help wipe out malaria, a group of big-name actors are putting their fans in stitches. Twenty-four of Hollywood's hilarious darlings got together...

Bogus Malaria Drugs Flood Asia, Africa

AP | MARGIE MASON | Posted 05.22.2012 | World

HANOI, Vietnam -- More than a third of the malaria-fighting drugs tested over the past decade in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa were either fak...

UN Appeals For $3.2 Billion To Reach Goal Of 'Near-Zero' Malaria Deaths

AP | Posted 06.23.2012 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS — The global campaign to fight malaria is appealing for $3.2 billion to try to reach the U.N. goal of "near-zero" deaths from the...

A Vaccine That Works Only Half the Time Is Not the Shot in the Arm Malaria Needs

Tido von Schoen-Angerer | Posted 12.24.2011 | World
Tido von Schoen-Angerer

The development of the world's first vaccine against malaria is an extraordinary scientific breakthrough, but there are several reasons to be cautious about the difference this vaccine could make, on the basis of current results.

Eradicating Malaria Is Possible

Bill Gates | Posted 12.19.2011 | Impact
Bill Gates

We have never had a vaccine for a parasitic disease, and the scientific complexity is dizzying. But at this week's Malaria Forum, I was pleased to announce the interim results of a trial for a vaccine candidate.

Encouraging Results In Malaria Vaccine Tests

AP | By MIKE STOBBE | Posted 12.18.2011 | World

ATLANTA -- The quest for the world's first malaria vaccine appears to have taken a big step: A study in Africa shows experimental shots cut the risk o...

WHO Claims Gains In Global Fight Against Malaria

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

GENEVA — A massive malaria control program since 2008 has helped reduce infections across Africa and eradicate the disease in Morocco and Turkme...

Millions Spent On Bednets To Fight Malaria, Critics Argue It's Not Working

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

LONDON — Health groups have spent more than a billion dollars and bought millions of bednets to fight malaria, and 20 African countries have inc...

Tanzanian Artists Come Together For 'Zinduka!' Malaria No More Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Over a dozen of Tanzania's brightest stars have come together for the Zinduka! Malaria Haikubaliki campaign to raise awareness about malaria and the u...

New Hope in Africa to End Malaria

John Bridgeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Bridgeland

Earlier this year, President Obama went to Africa and issued this simple statement: "Africa's future is up to Africans." He highlighted the power of Christians and Muslims in Nigeria working side-by-side to end malaria.

How To Save A Life With $10

New York Times | DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Donating $10 to buy a mosquito net to save an African child from malaria has become a hip way to show you care, especially for teenagers. The movement...