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World Malaria Day 2021: Commemorating 15 Years of Contribution by the United States President's Malaria Initiative

April 28, 2021 - 14:22 -- Open Access
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Steketee RW, Choi M, Linn A, Florey L, Murphy M, Panjabi R
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Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Apr 23:tpmd210432

World Malaria Day 2021 coincides with the 15th anniversary of the United States President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) and follows the first anniversary of the declaration of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. From 2006 to the present, the PMI has led to considerable country-managed progress in malaria prevention, care, and treatment in 24 of the highest-burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa and three countries in the Southeast Asia Greater Mekong subregion.

US Presidential Malaria Initiative is expanding

September 21, 2017 - 20:28 -- William Jobin

Today 21 September 2017, Administrator Mark Green announced that the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by USAID and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will launch new country programs in Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Niger, and Sierra Leone, and expand its existing program in Burkina Faso.

With the addition of five new focus countries in West and Central Africa, PMI will have programs in 24 countries in sub-Saharan Africa,

Measuring the wrong parameter for evaluating impact of malaria control

March 14, 2015 - 14:51 -- William Jobin
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In the latest Annual Report of PMI (April 2014), they cite the reduction in mortality rates of children under five as proof of the beneficial impact of the anti-malarial work of PMI. Figure 1 of the report cites the following figures for the 15 PMI focus countries which have the best data. However, as in the past, they have not done a comparison with other countries in Africa. The same is true in general of the reports from the Roll Back Malaria program. For some strange reason they don't want to measure changes in malaria prevalence.

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