NIH, USAID Issue Statements Reaffirming Commitment To End Malaria
NIH: NIH statement on World Malaria Day 2018
“…On World Malaria Day 2018, the National Institutes of Health reaffirms and renews its long-standing commitment to conducting and supporting the innovative scientific research needed to end malaria. … This year’s World Malaria Day theme is ‘Ready to Beat Malaria.’ The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of NIH, is working to achieve this goal with our comprehensive research program…” (4/25).
USAID: Statement from USAID Administrator Mark Green on World Malaria Day
“Today, on World Malaria Day, I reaffirm the commitment of the United States to ending malaria. … The U.S. government, through the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), has transformed the fight against the disease. Together with partners, such as national malaria-control programs, local partners, donors, faith-based groups, and multilateral organizations, we are bringing effective tools to people where they live…” (4/25).
USAID: Remarks by Richard J. Goughnour, Acting Mission Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia on World Malaria Day
In remarks at Thailand’s World Malaria Day event in Bangkok, Richard Goughnour, acting mission director for the USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia, said, “On World Malaria Day — and every day, the U.S. government joins the concerned global community and stands ‘Ready to Beat Malaria.’ We recognize and commend Thailand’s commitment to eliminate malaria over the next six years. We will be at your side all the way…” (4/25).