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World Can Eradicate Malaria By 2040 With New Tools, Strategies, Financing, Report From Gates Foundation, U.N. Says

News outlets highlight findings from a new report from Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ray Chambers, U.N. envoy for financing the health Millennium Development Goals and for malaria.

Associated Press: Bill Gates and U.N. say malaria could be eradicated by 2040
“Malaria could be wiped out by 2040, despite the lack of an effective vaccine, previous failed attempts to eradicate the disease, and drug resistance problems, the United Nations and Microsoft founder Bill Gates said in a report released on Monday…” (Cheng, 9/28).

U.N. News Centre: Report by U.N. and Gates Foundation presents vision for eradicating malaria by 2040
“…The report — From Aspiration to Action: What Will It Take to End Malaria? — urges major donors and malaria-affected countries to expand their commitment to the fight against the disease, noting that eradication could save 11 million lives and unlock $2 trillion in economic benefits…” (9/28).

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