RBM EUpdate

TOPLINE STORIES:

Let's keep the momentum!
22 December 2009, Geneva, Switzerland

Let's keep the momentum!On the eve of the festive season, the RBM Executive Director Prof Coll-Seck marked the progress achieved in 2009 and called for intensified action to meet the 2010 targets of universal access for all malaria interventions.
Read the Statement of RBM Executive Director

 

Global Malaria Talks on 2010 Targets
3-5 December 2009, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

More than seventy malaria experts gathered for the 17th Roll Back Malaria Board Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 3 to 5 December, including government delegates, representatives from business and industry, civil society organisations and research institutions.

View Decision points in English, in French
Day 1 resentations
Day 2 resentations

 

Malaria progress report shows that development aid for health is working
15 December 2009, Geneva, Switzerland

Malaria progress report 2009Significant progress has been made in delivering life saving malaria nets and treatments over the last few years, but the coverage of malaria programmes needs to be stepped up in order to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), according to a report released by the World Health Organization (WHO).
View WHO Press release
Read/download the World Malaria Report 2009 from the WHO web site

 

QUICK UPDATES:

People's Republic of China and RBM plan intensified collaboration in global malaria control
11 December 2009, Beijing China

Vice Minister Huang Jiefu meets with Prof. Awa Coll-Seck, Executive Director of RBM, Dec. 11, 2009 in Beijing, ChinaThe Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) and China's Ministry of Health have announced plans to closely collaborate on implementing in Asia and Africa the Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP) for malaria control and elimination. A high-level delegation from the Ministry of Health in China met with RBM's Executive Director Prof Coll-Seck to discuss ways to expand existing synergies.
View RBM News Release

 

RBM partners praise new UN resolution on malaria, focus on next steps
New York, 7 December 2009

© UNICEF/NYHQ2009-1983/ScottThe RBM Partnership welcomes the United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/64/L.28 "2001-2010: a decade to roll back malaria in developing countries, particularly in Africa" whose draft was adopted by consensus on December 7, 2009.

The resolution urges the international community, together with United Nations agencies and private organizations and foundations, to support the implementation of the RBM Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP). The GMAP is the first comprehensive blueprint for global malaria control and elimination.

"In adopting this draft resolution, UN member states have reaffirmed their commitment to tackle this disease and achieve the 2010 and 2015 malaria targets," said Prof Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Executive Director of the Partnership.

In the resolution, UN member states call upon endemic and donor countries to strengthen national policies and to step up funding for anti-malaria programmes.

View A/64/L.28 Resolution
Search UN Official Document System - ODS
More on Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries & Africa

New York, USA, 9 December 2009

At a reception held at UNICEF headquarters in New York, UNICEF Executive Director Ann Veneman, UN Deputy Secretary-General Asha Rose Migiro as well as key members of the RBM Partnership praised a new Resolution on the global malaria response that was adpted by the UN General Assembly.
View UNICEF Press Release

 

LATEST PUBLICATIONS AND RBM WEB SITE ADDITIONS:

RBM Board:

RBM Resource Center:
UAM PSAs Africa's World Cup Stars Unite To Fight Malaria

RBM Working Groups:

UPCOMING EVENTS:

20-21 January Fifth RBM PSM Working Group meeting

25-29 January Malaria Control in Humanitarian Crises Intensive Training Workshop (Mombasa, Kenya)

27-29 January 14th RBM MERG Working Group meeting

8-9 February RBM MAWG Meeting

8-9 February 5th RBM WIN Meeting

10-11 February Alliance for Malaria Prevention Partners meeting

22-26 February Malaria Control in Humanitarian Crises Intensive Training Workshop (Bangkok, Thailand)

25-27 February 12th MPWG Meeting

 

Manage your subscription:
SUBSCRIBE
UNSUBSCRIBE

 

For information on upcoming events please check the RBM online Calendar of events and submit your events to the Calendar.

Read this issue online or consult RBM EUpdates Archive or subscribe to RBM EUpdates via RSS.

The Roll Back Malaria Partnership Website is maintained by the RBM Secretariat