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A Race Against Time to Check Malaria Resistance
Under-Secretary General of the United Nations; Chair, UNITAID
Insecticide-treated bed nets and spraying of homes have proved formidable tools to fight malaria. Concern is growing, however, that hard-fought gains over the past decade could be undermined by insecticide resistance.
Malaria War: Let's Not Turn the Biggest Success into a Devastating Failure
Humanitarian entrepreneur dedicated to improving the lives of ...
At the end of December, with the wrap-up of the UN Millennium Development Goals, the global health community collectively patted ourselves on the back for reducing malaria-related deaths by 60 percent, saving 6.2 million lives and reducing new cases by 37 percent since 2000.
New LED Lights Could Play Huge Role In Ending Malaria
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Making Malaria Matter
Investigative Journalist & Top 50 Content Marketing Influencer
"How can we make malaria matter?" That's the question I was asked most often as I traveled throughout Thailand and into the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh to study the parasitic infectious disease that still kills an estimated 1 million human beings each year.
Malaria Is The 'Greatest Success Story In Global Health': Nonprofit
How The Lollipop Brigade Is Fighting Malaria
CEO, Malaria No More
In the immortal words of Mary Poppins, a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. But can a sugary orange lollipop treat a million kids for malaria?
Top 10 Reasons to Believe Malaria Can Be Defeated in Our Lifetime
UN Special Envoy for Health in Agenda 2030 and for Malaria
The progress made in the six years since the first World Malaria Day has not only saved millions of lives (child deaths this year are below 500,000 for the first time in history), but given us reason to believe, this World Malaria Day, we can defeat malaria in our lifetime.
Child Deaths From Malaria Halved
UN Special Envoy for Health in Agenda 2030 and for Malaria
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.
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What are Our Charitable Obligations?
Reinventing Philanthropy: A Framework for More Eff...
I get more authentic personal satisfaction from giving when I put aside my personal experiences, do some research into charitable effectiveness, and give based on what I think is most effective at helping others.
Strong Leadership By the UK Inspires Us All
Dr. Mark Dybul
Executive Director, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis an...
The UK has displayed remarkable long-term vision with this commitment. Its contribution of £1 billion to the Global Fund for 2014-2016 can allow people in many countries -- from presidents to community organizations to health workers -- to transform their countries by fighting HIV, TB, and malaria.
Investing in a Future for Africa's Women
President, Republic of Malawi
In the last few years, tremendous gains have been made in prevention of mother to child transmission. In July this year, the global health community welcomed the one millionth baby born free from HIV.
Bring the Maverick out
Entrepreneur in Residence, Dell
I was very nervous to ask our leadership and board to give up $350,000 in those bed nets to pay for the overhead and infrastructure of creating a public campaign to raise awareness on malaria prevention
Together We Can Defeat Three Deadly Diseases
Women can be agents of change in development and in global health. If we do more for women and girls we can achieve better results.
Rethinking Global Public Health
CEO of Microclinic International, TED Fellow
If we are ever going to solve this trillion-dollar problem, we have to think outside the box, outside the clinics, and outside the hospitals. We have to think about how people behave in their neighborhoods, homes, and places of business.
Do You Really Need to Get a Travel Vaccine?
Your source for vacation inspiration, travel deals, and expert...
"Have you gotten your shots? The question is not as bratty as it sounds. There are a handful of places on earth you literally can't visit without getting vaccinated, and a wide array of countries where a few recommended shots could be the difference between a dream vacay and a medevac.
KITE: Making Humans Invisible to Mosquitos
NYTimes bestselling author, blogger at AdventuresWithTwins.com...
Perhaps the best part about KITE, from a consumer perspective, is that it's super easy to use. You simply place a colorful sticker on your clothes, and the device blinds mosquitos to your very existence for the next 48 hours.
How Slum Residents Fight Against Malaria, TB, Dengue Fever and Swine Flu
Managing Editor, URB.im
With health care facilities remote or non-existent, medication unavailable or unaffordable, health knowledge shaky, and caregivers in short supply, how can informal communities keep contagion in check?
Time for the Big Push to Defeat Malaria
Dr. Mark Dybul
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.
In Heaven, We Feed Each Other
Mary Ellen Jebbia
Graduate Student, University of Chicago
If we are to end our own suffering, we need to start by seeking to help and allow ourselves to be helped.
At a Defining Moment in the Fight to End Malaria
Director of the Malaria Control Program at PATH
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.
Religious Leaders 'Noisy About Malaria' In Mozambique
Advisor, USAID's Center For Faith Based and Community Initiati...
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.
Slamming Malaria (Q&A)
Malaria is a disease that is not on the top of mind of the general public, and it's important that we change this, the more people know about it, the better chance we have to make it a disease of the past. We can't let a mosquito win.
World Malaria Day and 3 Things You Can Do to Help
Huffington Post blogger
According to the World Health Organization, 650,000 people still die every year from this preventable disease, and most of those people are children under five years of age. Stop here and let that sink in: 650,000.
As World Malaria Day Approaches, HBO Movie Raises Needed Awareness
Rev. Larry Hollon
Chief Executive, United Methodist Communications
This week, on April 25, we will observe World Malaria Day. There's no better time to join a movement that is saving lives. My prayer is that one day, there will be no malaria. My hope is that day will come soon.
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