ACCESS-SMC website launchedPublished: Jul 14, 2015
Today Malaria Consortium launches its website for the UNITAID funded project, Achieving catalytic expansion of seasonal malaria chemoprevention in the Sahel (ACCESS-SMC), bringing seasonal malaria chemoprevention to children across the Sahel.

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Two global malaria strategies for 2016-2030 presented at Financing for Development ConferencePublished: Jul 13, 2015
The Third International Conference on Financing for Development kicked off today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, bringing together top-level officials and representatives to plan for the next 15 years of development under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A side event will convene global health stakeholders to present two global strategies in the fight against malaria and to discuss the disease’s impact on the broader development agenda.

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Malaria Consortium joins the Dengue Tribes campaignPublished: Jul 1, 2015
Over 2.5 billion people – approximately 40 percent of the world’s population – are now at risk from dengue, with over 125 countries being infected annually. It is globally a neglected disease, yet causes a significant economic burden on the affected populations and there remains no vaccine or specific medication to treat it. Malaria Consortium has joined the Dengue Tribe campaign, a global social movement giving communities a platform to voice their concern about the threat of dengue and mobilise key stakeholders to address this disease.  

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Malaria Consortium supports national ownership and call for increased funding in tackling neglected tropical diseases Published: Jun 25, 2015
“The increase in country leadership of NTD control is critical for success and is highly reassuring,” said Sylvia Meek, Technical Director of Malaria Consortium. “However, we need to go further. We need to engage those individuals and communities who are at risk of these diseases so that they understand and support national efforts.  Their awareness will be key, especially in the later stages of elimination.”

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Beyond Garki baseline results released, highlighting changes in malaria environmentPublished: Jun 11, 2015
Over the last 15 years, increased global investment in fighting malaria has contributed substantially to reduction in the prevalence of the disease in endemic countries around the world. With the development of new technologies and innovative approaches to disease control, there is more hope than ever that malaria will be eliminated in places where it used to be a major public health threat.

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