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Abbott, Malaria No More Working With Odisha, India To End Disease In Eastern State

Abbott: Abbott And ‘Malaria No More’ Work Together To End Malaria In Odisha, India
“Abbott announced [Friday] that it is supporting a partnership between the government of the eastern Indian state of Odisha and Malaria No More, providing technology, expertise, and funding support to advance efforts to end malaria in the state. … In collaboration with Malaria No More and the government of Odisha, Abbott is supplying one million rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and technical expertise to strengthen Odisha’s malaria detection and surveillance system. In addition, Abbott is providing US$750,000 (INR 52 million) over three years to Malaria No More to back its work with the Odisha government to define and support a comprehensive state malaria elimination strategy that can be used as a model for other states to follow…” (1/11).

Malaria No More: Abbott Commits Tech And Funds To Malaria No More’s Partnership With Odisha
“… ‘Malaria No More is proud to support the government of Odisha in its ambition to end malaria,’ said Martin Edlund, CEO for Malaria No More. ‘We are starting to bring on board key partners like Abbott to support expansion of Odisha’s innovative strategies and to build their capacities — particularly in the areas of improving data and surveillance — to have even greater impact moving forward. Supporting Odisha’s work will continue to fuel India’s goal to eliminate malaria by 2030’…” (1/11).

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