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THE BIG PICTURE
December 2013

 Top stories

Government of Côte d'Ivoire hosts 25th RBM Board meeting

25th RBM Board

Participants in the meeting addressed key Board issues, including the Affordable Medicines Facility for malaria (AMFm), the revision of the Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP 2), an External Evaluation of the Partnership, and the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to ensure the fight against malaria will be maintained as a health and development priority.

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World Malaria Report 2013 shows major progress in fight against malaria, calls for sustained financing

Global consultation on developing a multi-sectoral approach to MalariaGlobal efforts to control and eliminate malaria have saved an estimated 3.3 million lives since 2000, reducing malaria mortality rates by 45% globally and by 49% in Africa, according to the World malaria report 2013 published by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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 Partners in Action

RBM Partnership congratulates donors for their commitment to replenish the Global Fund

J KerryThe Roll Back Malaria Partnership welcomes the pledges announced at the fourth replenishment conference of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria held in Washington on December 3.

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Swiss Capital shows SMG Malaria Photo Exhibit

The Swiss Malaria Group (SMG) presented its 2013 landmark malaria photo exhibition in the Swiss Capital from December 3 to 5.

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 What we're watching and reading

The Roll Back Malaria Partnership welcomed acclaimed UK film writer and director, Mr. Richard Curtis, to Geneva to screen his film, Mary and Martha, which chronicles the epic journey of two mothers tragically affected by malaria and united in their resolve to combat the disease at home and abroad.

 

Key learnings for malaria programme managers from AMFm phase 1
The Roll Back Malaria Partnership has launched a communications package summarizing "Key learnings for malaria programme managers from AMFm phase 1". French and English copies are now available at RBM Subregional Networks.

 

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Coming up

22 January 2014: World Economic Forum

24-31 January 2014: African Union

More events on the RBM Calendar

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New online resources

RBM Board
Documents of the 25th RBM Board Meeting

EARN: The malaria program performance review (MPR): Sudan
The malaria program performance review (MPR): Eritrea

HWG: Fourteenth HWG Meeting
HWG New Funding Modality Meeting

PSMWG
Tenth PSMWG Meeting

Roll Back Malaria / Institute of Tropical Medicine - Antwerp Stakeholder Consultation on enhanced Harmonization of malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests

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