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ATTENTION: If you are already a Partner of the RBM Partnership, please register as well to make sure we have your up-to-date information to provide you with timely updates on important information.
About RBM Partnership

The Roll Back Malaria Partnership's vision is of a “World Free From The Burden Of Malaria”.

The RBM Partnership is the global framework allowing coordinated action against malaria. It mobilizes for action and resources and forges consensus among partners.

The RBM Partnership's overall strategy aims to reduce malaria morbidity and mortality by reaching universal coverage and strengthening health systems.

The Partnership is comprised of hundreds of partners, including malaria endemic countries, their bilateral and multilateral development partners, the private sector, nongovernmental and community-based organizations, foundations, and research and academic institutions.

10 Reasons to join the Partnership
  1. To form effective partnerships both globally and nationally.
  2. To work together to scale up malaria-control efforts at country, regional and global level
  3. To coordinate activities
  4. To avoid duplication of work and fragmentation
  5. To ensure optimal use of resources
  6. To be stronger
  7. Knowledge sharing: keep abreast with the latest developments, share your voice and ideas
  8. Get involved: participate in any RBM meeting and activity
  9. Keep up to date
  10. To jointly support progress towards the Partnership's time bound objectives, targets and milestones through a shared strategy
Application Process - How to become a member?

Membership to RBM is open to all interested institutional partners with operations in malaria control and elimination at community, national, regional or global level. By definition, all entities subscribe to the vision and milestones of the Partnership.

Every interested and eligible organization can become a member of the RBM Partnership.


  1. Adopt and share the vision, strategy, targets and objectives of the Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP);
  2. Consider the comparative advantage of each Partner and identify their own area of expertise or comparative advantage when supporting the GMAP ;
  3. Promote a coordinated approach and support and employ the operating mechanisms of the RBM Partnership in accordance with RBM Operating Framework and By-Laws ;
  4. Agree to declare openly any conflict of interest;
  5. Eligible to participate in one of the seven Partnership's constituencies.

    RBM constituencies are defined as the communities of partners with similar background, constitution and/or affiliation and a recognized role or interest in malaria control. The following constituencies are currently recognized: Endemic countries, Donor countries, Research & Academia, Foundations, Multilateral Development Partners, Private Sector and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs).
  6. Can be regularly represented at an appropriate level of seniority and credibility;
  7. Able to fund their own participation/ attendance at RBM meetings, unless they qualify for financial support for participation via the RBM partnership Secretariat or other RBM partners.
  8. Commit to support progress towards the Partnership's vision and milestones in a coordinated manner, inter alia by supporting and employing the operating mechanisms of the RBM Partnership.

The participation in the global alliance to implement coordinated action against malaria is expressed by all these criteria.

Any organization wishing to be part of the different constituencies covering the private sector; nongovernmental and community-based organizations; foundations; and research and academic institutions, shall notify its intention by registering through the RBM website through the following link and shall you have any query, please contact the RBM Secretariat This notification must be accompanied by proof of your commitment to the goals of the Partnership and can take various forms, e.g. the constitution of the organization/institution/foundation which shows commitment to the vision, milestones or the goals of the GMAP; provision of resources for direct malaria aid, etc.

Alternatively, you can also fill out a paper version of the application form and mail it to us.

A partner will maintain its status until:

  1. S/he resigns
  2. S/he is unable to perform the agreed upon responsibilities and tasks as defined below.

Roles and responsibilities for participation in the relevant RBM mechanisms

  1. Participation in each face-to-face RBM meeting (or determine an alternate if participation is not possible)
  2. Participation in at least 80% of conference calls
  3. Active participation in the implementation of the Partnership Workplan and in the achievement of the deliverables assigned to them in the workplan

RBM Partnership Application Form

Related materials

Roll Back Malaria Partnership By Laws
[in English - November 2011 update] [in French]

RBM Partnership Operating Framework
[in English - November 2011 update] [in French]

RBM Conflict of Interest Policy and Procedure
[in English - December 2009]

Memorandum of Understanding between RBM Partnership and WHO, Concerning Hosting, Secretariat and Administrative Services
December 2006
[in English] [in French]

Memorandum of Understanding between The Global Fund and Roll Back Malaria
April 2010
[in English]

External Evaluation of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) PartnershipExternal Evaluation of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership 2009-2013

RBM Change Initiative: Collection of documents

What is the RBM Partnership? [PPT]

External Evaluation of Roll Back Malaria 2004-2008Independent Evaluation of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership 2004-2008
Final Evaluation Report
[in English] [in French]

External Evaluation of Roll Back MalariaExternal Evaluation of Roll Back Malaria 1998-2002
Achieving Impact: Roll Back Malaria in the Next Phase