RBM E-Newsletter [August 2012]
Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré Takes Office as RBM Executive Director
A few days after having taken up the post of Executive Director of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré congratulated RBM partners for having galvanised unprecedented progress in the fight against malaria over the past decade.
View Dr Nafo-Traoré biography [in English] [en français]
Tunis Declaration Calls for Increased Domestic Financing for Health
Addressing African Ministers of Finance and Health met in Tunis on 6 July, the Roll Back Malaria Partnership's Board Chair, Victor Makwenge urged the uptake of public-health and financing policies that demonstrate impact on maternal and child health.
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US Senate Agrees on New Malaria Resolution
The Senate of the United States of America agreed to a new resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day, including the target of ending malaria deaths by 2015.
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What we're reading
The Economist: The global assault on malaria still needs more cash
Saving lives and sustaining development gains: The social and economic benefits of malaria control
Swissinfo: Qui veut payer pour vaincre la malaria?
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The E-Newsletter is produced by the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, which brings together more than 500 private and public sector partners to mobilize coordinated action against malaria worldwide.
19-25 August 2012: XXIV International Congress of Entomology
27-31 August 2012: Sixty-second session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa
29-31 August 2012: Strategy, Investment and Impact Committee (SIIC) meeting
2-6 September 2012: 22nd International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC 2012)
3-7 September 2012: EARN Annual Review and Planning Meeting
3-7 September 2012: WARN Annual Meeting
4-7 September 2012: Sixty-fifth session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia
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RBM 2012 Roadmaps: July Country Facts and Reports Updates
RBM SARN Annual Constituencies Consultative Meeting
2012 CARN annual meeting
MIPWG: Annual Meeting of the Roll Back Malaria - Malaria in Pregnancy Working Group
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