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2011-09-19 11:04:00

ALMA Scorecard for Accountability and Action Tracks Malaria Data, Spurs Action and Drives Progress toward Goal of Ending Malaria Deaths by 2015 NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- African Heads of State and Government and international partners convened at the United Nations General Assembly meetings today to launch a new, innovative tool to track progress in the fight against malaria: the ALMA Scorecard for Accountability and Action. Created at the request of members...

2011-09-09 14:14:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Before joining this season's cast of Dancing with The Stars, actor David Arquette took his first trip to Africa with nonprofit organization Malaria No More. While there, David distributed mosquito nets to families in need, talked with parents who are working to protect their children from malaria and met with village chiefs to learn how their communities are fighting the deadly disease. Inspired by his trip and work to raise awareness and...

2011-09-07 12:08:46

The most comprehensive analysis to date shows as bed net distribution efforts have rapidly scaled up in sub-Saharan Africa deaths from malaria have declined significantly Children who live in households that own at least one insecticide-treated bed net are less likely to be infected with malaria and less likely to die from the disease, according to a new study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. The new study, "Net benefits: a...

2011-08-25 21:11:16

The incidence of malaria in many African countries south of the Sahara is falling rapidly. A Danish-Tanzanian research group has discovered that the mosquito carrying the malaria parasite has practically disappeared from villages without organized mosquito control, and the researchers do not know why. There are several hypotheses but without proper data they cannot say whether malaria is being eradicated or whether it is just resting up before returning with renewed vigour. "Many of our...

2011-08-25 12:40:00

Partners ExxonMobil and MTN Support Cameroon's 8.7 Million Mosquito Net Distribution with Innovative Communications Platform: NightWatch NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cameroon launched its first-ever universal coverage campaign on Saturday, as the government and health partners aim to distribute 8.7 million mosquito nets to families across the country over the coming months. ExxonMobil Foundation and MTN are supporting this life-saving effort to help end malaria, a...

2011-07-29 10:07:00

Edwards Invites Fans to "Ride Along" as He Learns about Killer Disease and What Americans Can Do to Help NEW YORK, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASCAR Nationwide Series Champion and driver of the No. 99 Aflac Ford in the Sprint Cup Series, Carl Edwards is partnering with nonprofit organization Malaria No More to join the race to end malaria deaths. The announcement comes just in time for Edwards to take to the track this Sunday, July 31, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a...

2011-06-21 00:00:29

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Updated 6 p.m. The United Nations Foundation announced today the appointment of Chris Helfrich as Director of its Nothing But Nets campaign"”a global, grassroots campaign to save lives by preventing malaria. Mr. Helfrich brings ten years of fundraising and advocacy experience to the role. There are more than 200 million cases of malaria every year, and in Africa a child dies every 45 seconds from the disease, which is easily prevented through...

2011-04-28 00:00:29

Founder Kristen Kenney represented MALAIKA FOR LIFE at the Malaria Day Roundtable Luncheon on World Malaria Day, hosted by Roll Back Malaria and the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Malaria, in cooperation with the UN Foundation and UNICEF. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 On April 25th, scholars, politicians, and activists gathered in New York not only to recognize and commemorate those suffering from malaria, but also to celebrate the enormous progress that has been made in...

2011-04-27 06:50:00

KOLDING, Denmark, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet Europe Ltd. has announced the successful completion of their weeklong campaign to educate hundreds of children on five continents that sleeping under Netprotect® Long Lasting Insecticide Incorporated Mosquito Nets can save lives. In recognition of World Malaria Day, the program was presented on five continents: by Bestnet agents in DRC, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Pakistan, and Ecuador; and also in schools in the US...

2011-04-26 00:00:28

Actress and Singer Mandy Moore and NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo join United Nations Leaders to send the message that "Everyone can be a Champion in the Fight Against Malaria" United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign launches Dynamic Public Service Announcement at Crossroads of the Globe on World Malaria Day New York, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 Today, as people all over the globe commemorate World Malaria Day, the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign debuted a...