PMI in the News
- At a Defining Moment in the Fight to End Malaria - 5/03/13
In this blog article on the Huffington Post, Kent Campbell, Director of the Malaria Control Program at PATH, explains the approach it will take to eliminate malaria in Africa.
Ending the Scourge of Malaria - 4/26/13
This Washington Times opinion article by Rep. Ander Crenshaw and Steve Davis, CEO of PATH, describes the strong impact of President’s Malaria Initiative on global health around the world and the advances in research and development. The authors advocate that cutting malaria funding is more than a bad investment strategy; the lives of children hang in the balance.
A Day of Resolve to Eradicate Malaria - 4/24/13
Sen. Roger Wicker, Rep. Ander Crenshaw and Rep. Gregory Meeks describe in a Politico Opinion Contributor how PMI takes a results-driven approach and utilizes the very best of American entrepreneurship to prevent and treat malaria in countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
President’s Malaria Initiative: Big Success from a Quiet Team - 4/24/13
Read this blog post by CSIS Global Health Policy Center’s Senior Advisor, Todd Summers, as he discusses how a lesser known initiative to address malaria is achieving sustained, impressive results. The Presidentís Malaria Initiative (PMI), launched in 2005 by former President Bush, helps a range of countries prevent and treat malaria.
Watch an Interview with Yazoume Ye, MEASURE Evaluation Senior Malaria Advisor, on Malaria in Tanzania - 11/09/12
MEASURE Evaluation, a USAID-funded project, contributed to a multi-partner impact evaluation study that found a nearly 45 percent drop in Malaria-related mortality among children under age 5 from 1999 to 2010, according to a new Roll Back Malaria Partnership report [PDF, 6.5MB]. Partners on the study included the National Malaria Control Program—Tanzania, PMI, and MEASURE DHS.
The Hillís Congress Blog: Winning the Battle Against Malaria - 08/07/12
In this article, posted on The Hillís Congress Blog, Drs. Kent Campbell and Jonathon Simon describe how in Zambia and other countries, PMI is a shining example of the profound impact the U.S. is making in global health. The authors advocate for building on PMIís success and expanding its reach so it can help high-burden countries carry their recent gains into the next decade.
Uganda Progresses in Malaria Fight - 07/13/12
The U.S. Mission Uganda and the Government of Uganda's Ministry of Health today marked a significant milestone in the fight against malaria in 10 northern districts. Over the past three years, the project has helped protect three million people from malaria.
Former Ambassador Mark Green: The Presidentís Malaria Initiative: A Great (GOP) Success Story - 05/31/12
In this article, published in the Ripon Forum, Former Ambassador Mark Green praises the advancements made by the President's Malaria Initiative. He discusses the change that has occurred and how successfully this country is fighting malaria.
World Malaria Day: The Faces Behind The Numbers - 04/25/12
Read a blog post by Katharine McPhee in The Huffington Post about her recent trip to Ghana, where she had an opportunity to see malaria control activities firsthand. The country is on track to make sure that every household is protected with a mosquito net by the end of 2012.
- Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series:
Focus on Mainland Tanzania - 04/25/12
Tanzania's National Malaria Control Programme has provided strong, stable leadership in coordinating malaria control activities since 1995. Read more about their progress and impact over the years.
- Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer (Ret.): Winning Battle Against Malaria a Virtuous Cycle - 04/24/12
Rear Adm. Tim Ziemer (Ret.) explains how malaria interventions continue to be one of the best investments in global health, and how it is vitally important that we sustain our momentum in support of this "virtuous cycle."
- World Malaria Day Calls Attention to Global Fight: Martha MacCallum Raises Awareness for PMI - 04/24/12
Watch a clip from FoxNews: America's Newsroom with Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum on World Malaria Day. Listen to details from Martha's trip to Ghana to help with Malaria No More.
- PMI's achievement in Zambia highlighted - 04/06/12
Washington Post opinion writer, Michael Gerson, praises the United States, and the Presidentís Malaria Initiative (PMI) in particular, for much of the progress against malaria in Zambia. His piece, entitled, "It takes more than a village to fight malaria in Zambia," is a testament to the collective efforts of USG and other partners in reducing the burden of malaria. While Gerson focused on Zambia in this article, many other PMI focus countries are also seeing substantial reductions in all-cause mortality in children under the age 5.
- Ghana: Mosquito Net Partnership on track to protect every home by the end of 2012 - 03/31/12
Malaria No More UK is part of a ground-breaking collaboration of local, national and international partners dedicated to fighting malaria in Ghana, where the entire population is at risk from malaria. The partnership aims to get long-lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets to every home in the country. View how and why they're doing it.
- Martha MacCallum visits Africa for Malaria No More - 03/20/12
Martha MacCallum, of America's Newsroom, visited Ghana with PMI and discusses what she saw and the great progress that has been made since 2006 in the fight against malaria.