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2010-11-05 00:00:39

"Send a Net. Save a Life. See a Game." Honored by PR News Nonprofit Awards Washington, DC (Vocus) November 4, 2010 The United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets -- a global, grassroots campaign to end malaria in Africa -- and the National Basketball Association (NBA) won the PR News Nonprofit PR Award for Best Fundraising Campaign for their "Send a Net. Save a Life. See a Game." promotion last December. NBA Cares, a founding partner of Nothing But Nets, and HP helped launch the...

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...

2010-10-04 11:21:00

Former Ambassador, Congressman to Join MCC Board of Directors WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, President Obama announced his intention to nominate Mark Green, Managing Director of the Malaria No More Policy Center, to the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). Malaria No More congratulates Ambassador Green on his nomination and applauds the White House for its recognition of Green's career of public service and humanitarian efforts to...

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...

2010-09-14 08:00:00

Model predicts more good news: with increased funding, another 3 million deaths can be prevented WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report confirms that the current global investment in malaria control is saving lives and that further increases in funding will contribute significantly to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for health. Saving Lives with Malaria Control: Counting Down to the Millennium Development Goals - authored by Tulane University, Johns...

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...

2010-04-22 15:59:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- "To realize the real impact of investments in our fight against malaria, we must not only maintain current funding levels but actually increase them. If we don't, then the achievements we have made in providing malaria protection will be short lived," said Sunil Mehra, Executive Director of the UK-based Malaria Consortium. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100422/NY91744) Mr. Mehra was co-hosting a reception held at the United Nations last...

2010-04-22 09:37:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announced that in commemoration of World Malaria Day 2010 (April 25th), it will be partnering with a unique social media initiative anchored on Twitter and Facebook and meant to mobilize action toward achieving the United Nations' (UN) goal of providing all endemic African countries with malaria control interventions by the end of 2010. Additionally, UNICEF and the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) partnership will...

2010-04-21 17:51:00

Children's Health Fund, Nation's Leading Pediatric Provider of Mobile-Based Health Care to Homeless and Low-Income Children, is an 'Idol Gives Back' Beneficiary for the Third Time NEW YORK, N.Y., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Health Fund (CHF) is one of the charities benefiting from tonight's "Idol Gives Back," the Emmy Award-winning television event and musical celebration raising awareness and funds to benefit various U.S. and international charities. CHF, an "Idol Gives...

2010-04-19 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's most popular sport, soccer, could become the driving force in the fight against malaria 2010. In the lead up to World Malaria Day 2010, United Against Malaria (UAM), a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supported partnership of soccer teams, celebrities, global health organizations, governments, corporations and public citizens, is harnessing the power of soccer to unite the malaria community across the globe. As communities...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.