Advocacy Updates ~ February 28, 2022

Administration News Sec. Blinken hosts COVID-19 Global Action Meeting On February 14, Secretary of State Antony Blinken convened a virtual COVID-19 Global Action Meeting with leaders from regional and international organizations to launch a Global Action Plan to end the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for the future. Building on the goals outlined at President Biden’s…

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The Global Fund in the COVID-19 Era: Views from Local Civil Society

Organized by the Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria The Global Fund in the COVID-19 Era: Views from Local Civil Society December 9, 2021 RSVP Are you hosting an event soon? Share your event with us by emailing events@globalhealth.org. And, stay up-to-date with the news from the global health community by…

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State of inequality: HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

Organized  by WHO Division of Data, Analytics and Delivery for Impact and the Global Fund State of inequality: HIV, tuberculosis and malaria December 9, 2021 RSVP You are invited to a webinar on the occasion of the launch of State of inequality: HIV, tuberculosis and malaria, a joint report from the World Health Organization and The…

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Malaria in the Americas Forum 2021: Reaching the zero malaria target: Launch of the Malaria Multisectoral Framework

Organized by PAHO Malaria in the Americas Forum 2021:  Reaching the zero malaria target: Launch of the Malaria Multisectoral Framework November 5, 2021 RSVP In commemoration of Malaria Day in the Americas 2021  The Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO)  The United Nations Foundation,  The Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University, …

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Advocacy Updates ~ October 12, 2021

Administration News President’s Malaria Initiative launches new strategy On October 6, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) launched its strategy for 2021-2026 “End Malaria Faster.” The strategy will contribute to the global goals of saving more than four million lives and preventing over one billion cases of malaria by 2025 by focusing on five areas:…

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Advocacy Updates ~ September 27, 2021

Administration News White House releases American Pandemic Preparedness Plan On September 3, President Joe Biden released the American Pandemic Preparedness Plan. The plan focuses on strengthening global health security and pandemic preparedness, and lays out the administration’s thinking regarding a multilateral financing mechanism around these issues. The administration commits to lean forward and catalyze the…

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Advocacy Updates ~ July 26, 2021

Congressional News House passes Securing America from Epidemics Act On July 22, the House passed H.R. 2118, the Securing America from Epidemics (SAFE) Act, under suspension of the rules. This legislation authorizes U.S. participation in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation (CEPI), which is dedicated to vaccinations against future pandemics and is one of the…

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Zero Malaria Starts with Smart Investments

Organized by the African Union Commission, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), the RBM Partnership and Speak Up Africa Zero Malaria Starts with Smart Investments July 1, 2021 RSVP On the eve of Zero Malaria Starts with Me 3rd anniversary, the African Union Commission, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), the RBM Partnership and Speak…

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Malaria Partners International Webinar Event: The Malaria Vaccine, A Bold Frontier

Organized by Malaria Partners International and PATH Malaria Partners International Webinar Event: The Malaria Vaccine, A Bold Frontier RSVP July 7, 2021 The first malaria vaccine in large-scale pilot introduction, GSK’s RTS,S, entered into clinical trials at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in 1992. Since then, dozens of malaria vaccine candidates have been…

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Promoting Sustainability for Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention

Organized by Medicines for Malaria Venture Promoting Sustainability for Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention May 18, 2021 RSVP In 2012, Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC), a cost-effective intervention recommended by the World Health Organization, was introduced to protect children aged 3 – 59 months living in the Sahel regions of West and Central Africa, where malaria transmission is…

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