Marking World Malaria Day, Blog Posts Discuss Efforts To Eliminate Disease

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: The ‘Ride’ To Eliminating Malaria In Haiti
Michelle Chang, director of Malaria Zero, a CDC-led collaborative initiative aimed at eliminating malaria in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, writes, “As we celebrate World Malaria Day, my experiences in Haiti can highlight hard-won achievements which are even more precious in a challenging environment. But at the same time, they also serve as a sobering reminder of what’s left to do…” (4/22).

PLOS “Speaking of Medicine”: It’s Past Time for a More Holistic Response to Malaria
“On World Malaria Day 2016, Estrella Lasry of Médecins Sans Frontières calls for a more holistic approach if we are to make more than a dent in the malaria burden in areas most difficult to reach…” (4/23).

USAID’s “IMPACTblog”: As the World Focuses on Zika, Malaria Continues its Deadly Toll
Elaine Roman, the Malaria Team lead for USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program, writes, “USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program, the President’s Malaria Initiative, and other partners are increasing measures to dramatically reduce the number of cases of malaria,” and discusses those efforts (4/22).

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