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THE BIG PICTURE
November 2013

 Top stories

RBM launches communication campaign to boost action towards 2015 malaria goals and targets

MIM 2013 opening ceremony

INVEST IN THE FUTURE, DEFEAT MALARIA is a three-year communication campaign aimed at boosting action towards 2015 malaria-related goals and targets. By highlighting and benchmarking against critical milestones, the campaign provides a window on political commitment, new investments and action taken to overcome new and ongoing challenges.

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Malaria Day 2013 in the Americas

Malaria Fight Needs OIC SupportThe seventh Annual Forum to commemorate Malaria Day in the Americas will be organized by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), the Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) and George Washington University (CGH) on November 6 in Washington DC.

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 Partners in Action

Malaria Fight Needs OIC Support

Malaria Fight Needs OIC SupportThe Organization of the Islamic Cooperation held its 4th session of the Islamic Conference of Health Ministers.

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WARN Annual planning and review meeting

On 4 November, NMCPs of sixteen West African countries have gathered in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, to assess their national roadmaps for malaria control.

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Public-private partnership success on malaria lauded at GBCHealth Africa Regional Conference

Public-private partnership success on malaria lauded at GBCHealth Africa Regional ConferenceMalaria control investments bring such a high rate of return that they are an easy business choice for Southern African companies, according to business leaders who were sharing their experiences of tackling malaria at the Inaugural GBCHealth Africa Regional Conference in Johannesburg.

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PSM Working group held their tenth meeting

PSM Working group held their tenth meeting
The Procurement & Supply Chain Management Working Group of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership met in Geneva from 16 to 18 October 2013 to review progress with 2013 PSM priority activities and to develop an implementation plan for 2014.

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RBM Goodwill Ambassador Yvonne Chaka Chaka Honored in South Africa and Washington, D.C. for Humanitarian Work

RBM Goodwill Ambassador Yvonne Chaka Chaka Honored in South Africa and Washington, D.C. for Humanitarian WorkOn Wednesday evening,23 October, H.E. Ms Amina S. Ali, Ambassador of the African Union to the U.S., and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) co-hosted, in partnership with Diplomatic Connections magazine, a private dinner to honor South African singer and RBM Goodwill Ambassador Yvonne Chaka Chaka for her work against malaria.

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 What we're reading

Jakarta Globe :
For Moral and Economic Reasons, Malaria Fight Needs OIC Support by Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré

 

Huffington Post:
Bill Gates: Prioritizing Worldwide Internet Access Over Malaria Research Is A 'Joke'
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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.

 

 

 

Coming up

4-8 November 2013: WARN Annually meeting

12 November 2013: RBM Communication Community of Practice (CCoP) meeting

13-17 November 2013: ASTMH 62nd Annual Meeting

20-22 November 2013: 25th RBM Partnership Board meeting

2-4 December 2013: HWG Country Preparation for the Global Fund NFM Workshop

5-6 December 2013: RBM Harmonization Working Group 14th Meeting

5-6 December 2013: Joint malaria control and iCCM Gap Analysis Workshop - Eastern and Southern Africa Region

More events on the RBM Calendar

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New online resources

RBM Partnership: is seeking proposals from suitably qualified organisations and consortiums to undertake work in developing the next generation of the Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP). Proposals must be received no later than Monday 25 November 2013, 12:00 hours, Geneva time to be considered. View Request for Proposals

RBM Toolbox: A toolkit for mass distribution campaigns to increase coverage and use of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets

EARN: The 14th Eastern Africa Sub-Regional Network (EARN) Annual Meeting Report

SARN: SARN - GBCHealth E8 Meeting Report

PSMWG: Tenth PSMWG Meeting documents and presentaions

HWG: Gap Analysis Summary as of 19 September 2013

AMP: Conference Call Minutes

Malaria in the News recent issues:
MitN, vol.11 N 40
MitN, vol.11 N 39
MitN, vol.11 N 38
MitN, vol.11 N 37

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