Malawi launches Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign, becoming the 20th country joining continent-wide movement

22 June 2021, Machinga, Malawi – Today, Malawi announced the launch of the country’s national Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign, joining the pan-African movement to strengthen local, national, and regional efforts towards a malaria-free Africa. As part of the campaign, all individuals, families, communities, as well as political, business and religious leaders will be […]

African countries step up investments to fight malaria, but more needed to reach zero malaria across the continent

2 July 2021, Addis Ababa/Geneva: Today, African countries mark the third anniversary of the Zero Malaria Starts with Me movement. Launched by the African Heads of State and Government in 2018, the campaign is now operational in 20 countries, reinvigorating existing political commitment, accelerating action, mobilizing resources and increasing accountability to eliminate malaria in Africa […]

Global leaders and champions declare ‘Zero Malaria Starts with Me’ on World Malaria Day

Make sure you read this year’s World Malaria Day highlights here Geneva, 26 April 2021 – From country and business leaders to sports and cultural stars, new champions across the African continent and beyond joined the Zero Malaria Starts with Me movement this World Malaria Day, the global awareness day observed on 25 April. The theme […]

Private Sector Leaders Declare “Zero Malaria Starts with Me”

On Thursday the 4th March, 2021, over 80 private sector companies were represented at the virtual Private Sector Roundtable, as part of the Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign – a Pan-African movement mobilizing all sectors of society to work towards the elimination of malaria by 2030.   The roundtable event sought to increase the […]

African stars unite youth to “Draw The Line” against malaria and take back their futures

Young people from across the African continent and globally are invited to join the Zero Malaria Starts With Me movement and take action to end the world’s oldest deadliest disease with a bold new campaign: Draw The Line Against Malaria. The campaign is powered by African changemakers, including Eliud Kipchoge, Olympic Gold-medallist and marathon world record-holder; Siya Kolisi, Captain of […]

Asia-Pacific records outstanding progress against malaria, yet COVID-19 pandemic still looms large over a malaria-free future

South-East Asia region on track to achieve 40% reduction in malaria cases by 2020 India reduces cases of malaria cases by 1.2 million over past two years WHO World Malaria Report 2020 shows great strides towards elimination in Asia-Pacific SINGAPORE – 30 November 2020: Today the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and the RBM […]

Countries rise to the double challenge of malaria and COVID-19, yet pandemic looms large over a malaria-free future

Africa avoids doubling of malaria deaths in 2020, however, progress continues to flatline in high-burden countries, South-East Asia makes great strides towards malaria elimination, 10 countries across all continents reach zero malaria in the last five years. Geneva, 30 November 2020 — Despite the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world held the line […]

Senegal launches the ‘Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative’

Dakar, November 21, 2020 – Mr. Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr, Senegal’s Minister of Health and Social Action officially launched the “Zero Malaria! Business Leadership Initiative” this Saturday, November 21, 2020, in the presence of business leaders’ members of the Ecobank network. Ecobank Senegal thus joins Ecobank Benin and becomes the second country to officially launch this […]

Benin launches the ‘Zero Malaria Starts with Me’ campaign and the ‘Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative’ to end malaria for good

Cotonou, 17 November 2020 – The Minister of Health of Benin, Professor Benjamin Hounkpatin, has officially launched the Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign in Benin, a joint initiative co-led by the African Union and the RBM Partnership to End Malaria. The campaign launch was paired with the unveiling of the complementary Zero Malaria Business […]

President Kenyatta launches national Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign, strengthening continental leadership towards a malaria-free Africa

Mombasa, 31 October 2020– Today, His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta announced the launch of Kenya’s Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign, joining the pan-African movement to strengthen local, national, and regional efforts towards a malaria-free Africa. As part of the campaign, individuals, families, communities, as well as political and business leaders will be urged to make a personal […]