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Malaria Interventions During Pregnancy Help Prevent Cases, Deaths, RBM Report Shows

News outlets discuss a new report from the Roll Back Malaria Partnership on the impact of malaria interventions on maternal and child health.

The Guardian/IPP Media: Roll Back Malaria campaign averts 94,000 newborn deaths
“A newly released report by the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) partnership [shows malaria interventions during pregnancy have] averted nearly 94,000 newborn deaths … between 2009 and 2012 in areas of high transmission incidence…” (7/11).

New Times: Maternal, childhood malaria cases down
“Malaria cases among pregnant women and children aged under five have significantly declined, a report by the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) shows…” (Gorlova, 7/11).

Roll Back Malaria: Malaria Prevention during Pregnancy Improves Health of Mothers and Babies
“A new report highlighting the impact of malaria interventions on maternal, newborn, and child health was launched [Thursday] alongside the annual High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York. The Contribution of Malaria Control to Maternal and Newborn Health is the latest in the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership’s Progress & Impact Series to help assess progress towards targets set out in the Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP) and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)…” (7/10).