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 […]