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Date: 11/13/2008 Description: Atmosphere at the Nothing but Nets workshop organized by the United Nations Foundation at the University of California, on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008 in Los Angeles (UCLA). The event is designed to educate and engage youth on the issue of malaria and how they can be involved in the global effort to prevent the disease. (Shea Walsh / AP Images for U.N. Foundation) © AP PhotoThe U.S. Government created the Malaria Initiative to help spread education to African countries that have the highest numbers of people affected by the disease.

The United States stands with our global partners and people around the world to reaffirm our commitment to make the U.S. a leader in ending deaths from malaria by 2015. World Malaria Day, 2009» | U.S. Expands Anti-Malaria Effort as Progress Takes Hold, 2010» | President's Global Health Initiative»


Date: 04/26/2010 Description: World Malaria Day © Photo by Debbue Gueye, USAID Senegal.On April 25, the United States will join the global community in observing World Malaria Day. We have made progress on prevention and control since the first World Malaria Day in 2007, but there is much more to do to stop the spread of this preventable and curable disease. Full Text» | Sustainting Momentum Against Malaria: Saving Lives in Africa (PDF)»


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