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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.
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Tunis Declaration Calls for Increased Domestic Financing for Health

RBM  Board Chair, Victor MakwengeAddressing 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

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Saving lives and sustaining development gains: The social and economic benefits of malaria control

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Swissinfo: Qui veut payer pour vaincre la malaria?

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Upcoming events

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

SARN: RBM SARN Annual Constituencies Consultative Meeting

CARN: 2012 CARN annual meeting

MIPWG: Annual Meeting of the Roll Back Malaria - Malaria in Pregnancy Working Group

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