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THE BIG PICTURE
June 2013

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RBM Independent External Evaluation (2009-2013)

The purpose of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership Independent External Evaluation is to i) understand the contributions of the RBM Partnership and its mechanisms towards Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP) targets and milestones and ii) to inform decisions on the means to address gaps and challenges in the final years of the GMAP, development of the second GMAP and positioning of the RBM Partnership in the post-2015 environment.

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RBM Board pushes to accelerate anti-malaria fight to meet the MDGs

RBM Board pushes to accelerate anti-malaria fight to meet the MDGsDetermined to make a tangible difference in the 900 days that remain to the MDGs and 2015 malaria targets, the RBM Board discussed strategic choices for boosting scale-up efforts in countries and ensuring that malaria control programmes remain appropriately funded and effective post 2015.

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Roll Back Malaria Board Chair appoints Rt Hon Stephen O'Brien MP UK as Global Advocate for Malaria

Roll Back Malaria Board Chair appoints Rt Hon Stephen O'Brien MP UK as Global Advocate for MalariaIn this new role Rt. Hon. Stephen O’Brien MP will work with parliamentarians and other elected officials in malaria endemic countries to help reinforce political commitment to accelerating the fight against malaria in the countdown to the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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 Partners in Action

RBM at TICAD V: "Malaria is a development issue"

Dr Nafo-Traoré and the United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-moonAt a side event, cohosted by RBM, the Global Fund and other partners during the 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), RBM Executive Director Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré and the Global Fund's Dr Mark Dybul highlighted the role of malaria control in Africa’s social and economic development.

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RBM commits to improving management of malaria in pregnancy

RBM commits to improving management of malaria in pregnancyAt the two-day annual meeting of the RBM Malaria in Pregnancy Working Group, RBM Partners planed for an expanded coverage with interventions that specifically target malaria in pregnancy.

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Business leaders gather in Cape Town to promote the role of the private sector in fighting malaria in Africa

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RBM extends collaboration with the Confederation of African Football on malaria

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 What we're reading

RBM Progress and Impact Series: Focus on Malawi

Huffington Post:
Meeting of the Minds to Roll Back Malaria
The Push For A Healthier World

Le Monde diplomatique JUNE 2013 (Supplement): The New Challenges of global health

 

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Coming up

26-28 June 2013: Twenty-first MERG meeting

26-29 June 2013: Crans Montana Forum

8-12 July 2013: SARN Annual Constituencies Consultative meeting

18-22 August 2013: EARN 14th General Assembly Meeting 2013

9-11 September 2013: CARN NMCPs annual review and planning meeting

More events on the RBM Calendar

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New online resources

RBM 2013 Roadmaps: Map of RBM Roadmaps received as of May 2013

GMAP: Financing

RBM Board: Documents of 24th RBM Board Meeting

MPWG Areas of focus:
Insecticide-treated nets
Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Pregnancy
Case Management
Implementation of MiP Programmes

EARN: 2013 first quarter Extended EARN ECC and NMCP Managers Meeting

SARN: Malawi Mission report

MitN latest issues:
MitN, vol.11 N 18
MitN, vol.11 N 17

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