Rwanda launches Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign, reaffirming commitment to ending the disease

10 March 2020 – Today, Rwanda joins the Zero Malaria Starts with Me movement, in a drive to accelerate malaria elimination across the African continent. The Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign, launched in 2018 by H.E. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda in his role as Chair of the African Union, seeks to build community […]

Malaria Media Coalition Launches in Sierra Leone

Official Press Release New journalist network will enhance the pan-African movement to eliminate malaria 6 February 2020, Freetown, Sierra Leone –  Today, with support from the National Malaria Control Program and Speak Up Africa, a new media coalition in Sierra Leone has been  launched as part of the pan-African Zero Malaria Starts with Me movement to […]

Zero malária começa comigo

Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, President of Mozambique, launched his country’s Zero Malaria Starts with Me (Zero malaria começa comigo) campaign in June 2018 at the Maputo Malaria Forum. In Mozambique, the campaign will increase the effectiveness of investments in the malaria fight through improving cooperation among State, civil society, the private sector, and community actors. At […]

Zambia

Zambian President Edgar Lungu launched the End Malaria Council in pursuit the country’s ambitious goal of malaria elimination by 2021. Zambia has increased domestic funding for its malaria programs from US$8 million to $25 million and has complemented the use of bed nets, indoor residual spraying, and access to treatment with an 8,000-member volunteer community health […]

Tanzania joins Zero Malaria Starts With Me movement on SADC Malaria day

8 November 2019 – Today, the United Republic of Tanzania announced the launch of its first national Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign, becoming the 11th nation to join the ever-growing Pan-African movement, co-led by the RBM Partnership to End Malaria and the African Union. The campaign was launched during the Southern African Community (SADC) […]

Ethiopia becomes the 10th African nation to join Zero Malaria Starts With Me Movement

3 October 2019 – This week Ethiopia announced the launch of its national Zero Malaria Starts With Me campaign, to help accelerate malaria elimination. Launched by His Excellency Mr Demeke Mekonnen, Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia, the country becomes the 10th nation to join the continent-wide movement. The launch, which took place in Addis Ababa […]

King of Eswatini launches End Malaria Fund as part of national Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign

On 31 May 2019, His Majesty King Mswati III launched the End Malaria Fund in Mandvulo, Lozitha, Kingdom of Eswatini, as part of the “Zero Malaria Starts with Me” campaign. The Fund will close the US$ 5 million funding gap required to meet the bold and ambitious targets of the Revised Malaria Elimination Strategic Plan (2015-2020) […]

Senegal and The Gambia join forces in the fight against malaria

KEUR AYIB, SENEGAL/FARAFENNI, GAMBIA — Today, the governments of Senegal and The Gambia officially launched a joint campaign to distribute 11 million mosquito nets to fight malaria. This is the first cooperative effort to synchronize nationwide mass net distribution on both sides of the international border, supported by the US President’s Malaria Initiative and the […]

Sierra Leone and Ghana declare “Zero Malaria Starts with Me” this World Malaria Day

On World Malaria Day, we are proud to announce that Comic Relief and GSK are supporting the roll-out of the Zero Malaria Starts With Me campaign in two new countries – Ghana and Sierra Leone. Both countries will be supported in their efforts to step up the fight against the disease; by advocacy action tank […]

Isdell:Flowers Cross Border Malaria Initiative unites governments, religious groups and communities in support of Zero Malaria Starts with Me

Livingstone, Zambia – On February 28th and March 1st, 2019 malaria partners joined together at the Annual Round Table hosted by the J.C. Flowers Foundation’s Isdell:Flowers Cross Border Malaria Initiative. The Isdell:Flowers Cross Border Malaria Initiative partners with national governments, the Anglican Church, NGOs, and community members to eliminate malaria along the shared borders of […]