THE BIG PICTURE
December 2014, January 2015
RBM Partnership Strategic Restructuring
During the 27th Board Meeting in Bangkok , a communique was issued to advise the malaria community on the proposed restructuring of the RBM Partnership.
“As we collectively develop the GMAP II, and prepare to meet the changes in the development landscape it is important that everyone is aware of the critical work being undertaken by the RBM Board and the Task Force on Architecture and Governance (TFAG) which will ensure the Partnership adapts to the new environment, and maintain the fight against malaria as a universal priority,” said Dr. Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, Executive Director of RBM.
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The World Malaria Report 2014 was Launched This Week
The World Malaria Report 2014 was launched in the United Kingdom Houses of Parliament on December 9, 2014. The report summarizes information received from various sources, including malaria-endemic countries, and updates the analyses presented in the 2013 report.
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Fighting malaria with football: United Against Malaria launches new PSA featuring African football stars alongside 2015 Africa Cup of Nations
As an official social cause of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership’s United Against Malaria campaign (UAM) has once again partnered with the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) and African football stars to leverage the power of football to share life-saving prevention and treatment messages throughout the continent.
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WHO Global Malaria Programme visits Sierra Leone to assess progress of second round of malaria mass drug administration in response to Ebola
The Ebola outbreak has created numerous challenges for the continuation of routine health services at all levels and has had adverse effects on the malaria programmes in affected countries.
After the successful completion of the first round of the malaria mass drug administration (MDA) campaign in Sierra Leone on December 5-8, 2014, the Ministry of Health started a second round on 16 January 2015, in collaboration with UNICEF, Medicines Sans Frontieres-Spain, the Global Fund, WHO, RBM and other partners.
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SADC Malaria Day event aims to strengthen regional political commitment and leadership as well as mobilize communities and school children
Surrounded by colourful posters, banners and a crowd of community members wearing malaria T-shirts and hats, SADC Health Ministers, senior health officials, WHO, SARN, PMI, PSMI and members of other organizations gathered at a Primary School in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on January 16 to discuss progress, challenges and success in responding to malaria in SADC countries.
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Implementing the Post-2015 agenda - RBM Partnership joins the Executive Office of the UN Secretary General for leadership discussion during the World Economic Forum, Davos
Alongside this year’s Annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Ms. Amina Mohammed, United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advisor for Post-2015 Development Planning, and Dr. Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, Executive Director of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership, hosted a private dinner to discuss how best to deliver the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs).
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10-11 February 2015:
APMEN Vivax Working Group G6PD (PATH) Meeting
11-12 February 2015:
Partners´ Forum: Emergency Response to Artemisinin in the Greater Mekong Subregion
11-15 February 2015:
25-26 February 2015:
MMV´s 13th Stakeholders´ Meeting
4-6 March 2015:
WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Committee Meeting
6 March 2015:
UNGA High-Level Thematic Debate on Advancing Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women in the Post-2015 Development Agenda