Creating community dialogue to combat malariaPublished: Jul 29, 2016
Malaria is one of the most significant health threats in Ethiopia where, in spite of available preventive measures, many people remain unsure of the ways to protect themselves from the threat of this disease. Thanks to Malaria Consortium's Integrated community based interventions for malaria services (ICIMS) project, which uses social mobilisation to spread the word about malaria prevention, infection rates in the project areas of Halaba and Boloso Sore are now dropping.

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School children spread the word about malaria prevention Published: Jul 29, 2016
Malaria is one of the leading causes of sickness and death for children under five in Ethiopia, with the disease particularly prevalent in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR). In this region, in spite of the availability of insecticide spraying and mosquito nets, few people take advantage of these prevention methods.

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Solar powered mini-media kits support malaria prevention in Ethiopian communitiesPublished: Jul 29, 2016
During a recent visit to the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region (SNNPR), Ethiopia, Malaria Consortium teams visited the Meja Primary School to hear how our awareness raising project has improved both health seeking behaviour and school attendance.

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Parliamentary report acknowledges success of Malaria Consortium’s SuNMaP Nigeria programmePublished: Jul 28, 2016
Malaria Consortium welcomes the findings of a new report by the UK Parliament’s International Development Committee (IDC) into the effectiveness of the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID) programmes in Nigeria and supports the report’s recommendations.

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Photo story: bringing healthcare to under-fives in rural MozambiquePublished: Jul 7, 2016
Mozambique still faces major challenges in reducing maternal and child morbidity and mortality, despite making significant progress over the past decade. Because so many children live beyond the periphery of the health system, primarily in rural settings, there is a need to bring services closer to communities.  

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