World Malaria Day 2011
On April 25, 2011 the world celebrated the 4th annual World Malaria Day to commemorate the global effort toward effective control and elimination of malaria. This year’s World Malaria Day theme – Achieving Progress and Impact – highlighted the international community’s efforts towards achieving zero malaria deaths by 2015. Events were held around the world to showcase the progress achieved through massive scale-up campaigns, and to celebrate the overall success of countries in their fight against malaria.
Articles and Commentary
Fighting malaria: selling v. giving
Dean Karlan, AlertNet
The UK will do all it can to make malaria a thing of the past
Andrew Mitchell, guardian.co.uk
Malaria: solid success but no time for complacence
Jeffrey L. Sturchio and David Reddy, HuffingtonPost.com
Will U.S. cuts hurt global effort?
Michel Martin (radio host), National Public Radio
World Malaria Day: which countries are the hardest hit?
Claire Provost, guardian.co.uk
Press Releases and Statements
- Dr. Luis Gomes Sambo, WHO Regional Director for Africa
- National Institutes of Health
- Roll Back Malaria Partnership
- World Bank malaria campaign progress
Websites & Resources
- Roll Back Malaria Secretariat – World Malaria Day 2011
- World Malaria Day 2011 – Malaria Civil Society Organizations
- World Malaria Day 2011: Facebook