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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...

2010-04-08 09:00:00

This Partnership is in Concert with Castro's First Ever Headlining Tour NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atlantic recording artist Jason Castro was introduced to Malaria No More while still an American Idol finalist through the Idol Gives Back charity program, and was shocked to learn that thousands of kids die every day from a disease that's completely preventable and treatable. Malaria No More announces today that Castro has entered the malaria fight as the inaugural "Stayin'...

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:...

2009-12-15 13:23:00

Interactive education program will train advocates to be leaders in the fight against malaria Project developed with support from experts in online learning, the Masie Center and Blackboard Inc. WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ONE and Malaria No More announced today they are accepting applications for the first-ever "Malaria Griots" program, a dynamic education course that will train and educate participants to become leaders in the fight against malaria. "In the West...

2009-11-18 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While efforts to control and eliminate malaria have made great strides during the past five years, the looming specter of drug resistance heightens the importance of continued research and development for new tools to assure continued success, according to malaria scientists and public health experts appearing today on Capitol Hill. The briefing, sponsored by the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), PATH, and Malaria No...

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...

2009-10-06 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced over $10.5 million in grants to seven organizations working in six countries in Africa to extend malaria prevention and control activities in communities most affected by the disease, particularly children under age 5 and pregnant women. The grants were provided through the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), an interagency initiative led by USAID...

2009-08-31 09:30:00

Channels Extend Their Pledge for the 2009-2010 Season To Fight Malaria with FC Barcelona and Malaria No More LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Sports en Espanol will announce their renewed partnership with FC Barcelona and Malaria No More to end malaria deaths through the Every Goal Saves A Life / Cada Gol Salva una Vida campaign during Fox Football Fone-In, Fox Soccer Channel's weekly call-in show beginning at 7 p.m. ET. In...

2009-07-16 09:38:00

The Panoz Family Joins Patron Highcroft Racing, Tequila Patron and Racecar Fans Across the Country to Help Families in Africa Fight Malaria with Malaria No More DANBURY, Conn., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patron Highcroft Racing and Malaria No More have been joined by a new partner in their fight to end malaria deaths in Africa through the Miles to End Malaria program, which brings some of the fastest racecar drivers in the world to the race to save lives from malaria and counts...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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