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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 […]

Ecobank Group spearheads new private sector initiative to end malaria

Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative supports global movement for malaria elimination in Africa Today, Ecobank Group confirms its commitment to support ending malaria, launching the first-of-its-kind Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative in partnership with Dakar-based not-for-profit strategic communications and advocacy organization, Speak Up Africa, and the UN-hosted RBM Partnership to End Malaria. The new programme […]

Pan-African movement celebrates two years of country leadership towards zero malaria

Photo credits WHO/T. Trenchard Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign builds on success in 15 countries with a new private sector initiative 2 July 2020, Addis Ababa/Geneva – Today marks the 2nd anniversary of Zero Malaria Starts with Me, the pan-African movement to strengthen national, regional and continental efforts towards a malaria-free Africa. Since its […]

Strong health systems and sustained investment keys to reaching zero malaria

One month before World Malaria Day, the RBM Partnership to End Malaria underscores the need to maintain malaria elimination efforts throughout COVID-19 pandemic Geneva, 25 March 2020 – This World Malaria Day will highlight the importance of robust health and surveillance systems and sustaining malaria prevention and control interventions as the world grapples with COVID-19, helping […]

Sights Set on Malaria Eradication: Traditional and Religious Leaders Convene with National Governments, Leading Scientists, and Communities Affected by Malaria at 2020 Isdell:Flowers Round Table

Livingstone, Zambia — February 28 2020 –  The global community has its sights set on malaria eradication. The Lancet Commission on Malaria Eradication’s report,  Malaria eradication within a generation: ambitious, achievable, and necessary , released in September 2019, laid out necessary steps to eradicate malaria – a preventable disease that continues to affect the most vulnerable communities throughout […]

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 […]

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 […]

Africa’s leaders recommit to increase domestic resources to eliminate Malaria by 2030

Addis Ababa, 10 February 2019 – African Heads of State and Government adopted the 2018 African Union Malaria Progress Report which was prepared by malaria experts from countries in Africa and in partnership with the African Union, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) and the RBM Partnership to End Malaria. The report presented on behalf […]

Niger commits to the elimination of malaria with support from Her Excellency Aïssata Issoufou

On Thursday, 18 October 2018, Niger launched the Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign at the Palais des Congrès in Niamey in the presence of key players in the fight against malaria in Niger and worldwide. Endorsed by 55 African Heads of State at the 31st Summit of the African Union in July 2018, the […]

African leaders launch new, continent-wide campaign for a malaria-free Africa

Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign empowers Africans to take a stand in the fight against the deadly disease Monday 2 July 2018 – Today marks the launch of Zero Malaria Starts with Me, a continent-wide campaign co-led by the African Union Commission and the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, and supported by African leaders, […]

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Zero Malaria Challenge: How the lessons of the past can inspire progress to end malaria
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Join us for a high-level virtual event “Zero Malaria Challenge: How the lessons of the past can inspire progress to end malaria” led by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya in his capacity as Chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance. Taking place on 1st October 2020 at 13:00 GMT, alongside the 75th session […]
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