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Every seconds, a child dies of malaria. A ministry of the Global Health Initiative; a focus area of The United Methodist Church 45.

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1 Every seconds, a child dies of malaria. A ministry of the Global Health Initiative; a focus area of The United Methodist Church 45

2 What is Malaria Parasite -Carried by the female Anopheles mosquito -1,000 infected bites -Infects up to 80% of red blood cells

3 “For nothing is impossible with God.” Luke 1:37 NIV

4 Previous Success Small Pox (Worldwide) Malaria (U.S.A.) Triumphs in Africa -South Africa -Zanzibar -Eritrea -Rwanda -Ethiopia

5 United Methodist Response

6 Imagine No Malaria Prevention -Bed nets Zimbabwe Sierra Leone -Draining standing water DRC -Indoor residual spraying

7 Imagine No Malaria Treatment -Over 250 hospitals, clinics and health posts -Rapid Diagnostic Tests -Intermittent Preventative Treatment -Artemisinen-based Combination Therapy

8 Imagine No Malaria Communication -Central Conference Communications -15 communications centers in 11 countries -Hand crank radios and Solar powered radios

9 Imagine No Malaria Education -Community health workers -Training additional volunteers Sierra Leone -Education is key to success

10 Partnerships with Global Leaders Imagine No Malaria is made possible through a partnership with the United Nations Foundation. Providing financial resources to support large-scale prevention, treatment and care programs against three diseases. Recognizing the power and potential of faith-based organizations in helping to overcome diseases of poverty.

11 “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink?...When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’” “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’” Matthew 25:31-40


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