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Experts meet in Geneva to build AMFm implementation plan, Geneva, 19 August 2008

AMFm meeting

Experts in medicine subsidies gather in Geneva to refine the Affordable Medicines Facility for malaria (AMFm) and discuss its implementation plan. AMFm is an initiative to increase access to effective malaria treatment for people in endemic countries. By making ACTs available at a much lower price, more people will be able to afford them.
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Global Soccer Stars join AYSO kids to Lead Soccer Community in Nationwide Fundraising Effort to Fight Malaria

Admiral Timothy ZiemerSoccer club FC Barcelona, FCB Foundation, Malaria No More and the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) today announced the "More Than A Club: Kick it to Malaria" initiative. The focus of this global partnership is to raise funds and awareness to help fight malaria and save the lives of children in Africa.
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9-12 September "MIS Planning and Implementation" workshop for anglophone countries

9-28 September To decide is to win: Together, we can make malaria a disease of the past

16 September Roundtable on Health Systems and Malaria

17-19 September The Annual Meeting of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

18 September WHO Launch of the 2008 World Malaria Report

20-24 September XVIII IEA World Congress of Epidemiology in 2008

25 September Global Malaria Action Plan official endorsement

25 September 2008 New York - Launch of RBM Global Malaria Action Plan

25 September Manila - Press conference
Contact: http://www.actmalaria.net

25 September Nairobi - Press conference
Contact: Global Health Advocates

25 September Abuja - Press conference
Contact: TBD

25 September Bamako - Press conference
Contact: Voices for a malaria-free future

25 September Brazilia - Press conference
Contact: TBD

29 September - 3 October XVII International Congress for Tropical medicine and malaria

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