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 […]

Malaria elimination finds its rhythm in Sierra Leone

5th October, 2020, Freetown, Sierra Leone Today, 12 talented and committed singers and rappers and champions of the Zero Malaria Starts with Me / Malaria E Don Wan Dae Na Mi Han campaign in Sierra Leone are releasing a song to raise awareness about malaria and to encourage others to join the fight. Listen for […]

Life-saving malaria campaigns on track in the majority of malaria-affected countries despite COVID-19

Geneva, 1 October 2020 – New data confirms that over 90% of life-saving malaria intervention campaigns scheduled for this year are on track across Africa, Asia and the Americas, helping to protect millions from the disease and avoid a severe increase in malaria cases and deaths in the face of significant challenges posed by the […]

ALMA statement on the launch of the End Malaria Fund in Mozambique

On behalf of ALMA and our Chair, H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya, I want to congratulate the Republic of Mozambique on the launch of a national end malaria fund. This public-private partnership is an important accomplishment. I applaud the commitment of the Ministry of Health and the government, the private sector, […]

Global athletes unite to keep malaria fight alive during COVID-19

Kenyan world-record-holding marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge South African rugby captain Siya Kolisi South African explorer Saray Khumalo Veteran international footballer Luis Figo Nigerian-American bobsledder and track star Seun Adigun To keep the malaria fight alive and front of mind during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new team of global influencers are joining with youth champions behind the Zero Malaria Starts […]