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2011-04-25 04:00:00

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today on World Malaria Day, the United Against Malaria (UAM) campaign, under the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership, recognized leaders from Africa's football (soccer) and corporate spheres for their role in bringing malaria control messages to more than two billion 2010 World Cup spectators through public service announcements and media, and to 10 million employees through "Malaria Safe" corporate initiatives. Using football as the catalyst, UAM...

2010-10-18 09:00:00

Twenty-Five Entertainers Launch Unique Awareness Campaign for Malaria No More NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stars from television, film and music have joined Malaria No More to use their talent (and their funny bone) to shine a bright light on the malaria crisis and get people talking about malaria. Of course, there's nothing funny about malaria--but comedy can be a powerful tool for bringing the issue to a new audience. Although malaria was eradicated in the United States...

2010-09-22 15:00:00

Leaders Rally to Rapidly Deliver Life-Saving Interventions to Save Children and Support Women in AfricaAmidst Reports that Current Interventions are Saving 200,000 lives per year NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prominent leaders in global health and development joined several African heads of state at UN Headquarters today to announce new commitments to accelerate progress toward ending deaths from malaria, a disease that claims the lives of more than 850,000 Africans each...

2010-07-08 14:19:00

"Every Goal Saves A Life" Campaign Raises $42,000 to Save Lives NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As players and fans across the globe experience the thrill of victory and agony of defeat during the World Cup in South Africa this summer, Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Sports en Espanol are helping families across Africa celebrate a major win against malaria. Launched in August 2008, the "Every Goal Saves a Life" campaign provided a $10 mosquito net for every goal...

2010-01-28 12:25:00

Ashton's Race to 1M Followers + @MalariaNoMore Bring Twitter 2 Africa & Close Malaria Protection Gap in 2 Villages NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Social media is creating on-the-ground impact in Africa. Malaria No More announced today the mosquito nets raised during the Ashton vs. CNN Twitter race in April are being distributed to save lives now. A simple tweet that galvanized the Twitter community is helping to provide 89,724 life-saving tools in Senegal. (Photo:...

2009-11-10 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve-year-old Ugandan soccer star and malaria survivor Charles Ssali, together with Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, is making a stop in New York today to formally launch the United Against Malaria campaign in the United States. Starting with a breakfast event in Times Square, Ssali will be welcomed to the United Nations by avid soccer fan, Deputy Secretary-General Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro. This initiative is a partnership that aims to harness...

2009-10-29 11:40:00

Experts in Media and Philanthropy Determined To End Malaria Deaths by 2015 NEW YORK, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Malaria No More welcomed two new members of its Board of Directors this week as Gary Ginsberg, Executive Vice President of Global Marketing and Corporate Affairs at News Corporation, and John Damonti, President of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, joined in support of the non-profit organization's mission of ending malaria deaths in Africa by 2015. Malaria No More is...


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