6 Malaria No More A movement against malaria Founded by leading NGOs and launched at the White House Summit on Malaria, Malaria No More aims to inspire individuals, institutions, communities and corporations globally to take action to protect the lives of children and families from malaria in Africa.
7 Malaria: Play Your Part Simple, meaningful impact Engage your friends, family, community andlocal organizations in a campaign to save lives.Together they can save families, entire villages and communities,and even whole regions of a country from the threat of malaria.What you can do:Donate $10 today and spread the word!Host a fundraiser/awareness-raiser. Use downloadable tools in the Media Kit section of Malaria No More’s websiteVisit for more information, ideas, tools, best practices, Scholastic curriculum and much, much more!
8 Malaria: More on What You Can Do Examples of ways to get involved(Note: visit our Toolkit on our website to download more information and materials!)Fund/awareness-raising activities you mightorganize and host:Charitable athletic eventBenefit concertExpert seminarMovie nightBake saleSchool assemblyClass projectKaraoke nightMatching donation driveQuiz bowl
9 Malaria: Why now?Never before has there been such an influx of funding, focus and effort into malaria control.President’s Malaria Initiative, Gates Foundation, World Bank, UNICEF, Global Fund, etc. are investing billions of dollars and resources.Never before has the threat of malaria expanding into unaffected areas and increasing in severity been so real.Mosquito breeding grounds and prevalence are increasing and expanding into new regions of Africa thereby raising malaria’s incidence and impact.Therefore…
10 Malaria: Why NOW?NOW is the time to join with increased public funding and attention to bolster the fight against malaria with private sector funds and once and for all end the devastation of malaria.NOW is the window of opportunity to end a serious global child killer.We know how to conquer malaria, it has been done before in many regions of the world.Now the “perfect storm” of funding, focus, attention and public engagement is aligning to conquer malaria worldwide.
12 America’s first Malaria Awareness Day – April 25, 2007 April 25th marked the United States’ first recognition of theglobal Malaria Awareness Day.Significant media attention on malaria leading up to and on the day raised awareness of malaria and its solutions as well as the various partners in the fight against malaria:Malaria No More was a featured recipient of FOX’s American Idol “Idol Gives Back” show on April 24-25White House Rose Garden ceremony with the President, First Lady and supportive corporate CEOsNationwide distribution of Scholastic educational materials to 6 million 1st, 5th and 6th gradersFilm and photo coverage of Uganda bed net distribution
14 Setting goals around malaria in Africa: Malaria No More will initially focus on 16 countries *Angola * Benin * Ethiopia * Ghana * Kenya * Liberia * Madagascar * Malawi * Mali * Mozambique * Rwanda * Senegal * Tanzania * Uganda * Zambia * Nigeria
15 Please visit our website www.malariaNOMORE.org Malaria No More contact informationPlease visit our websitefor more information, downloadable materials andadditional resources.Contact us:Phone: (212)Mailing address: Malaria No More432 Park Avenue South13th FloorNew York, NY 10016