World Malaria Day, April 25

Facts about Malaria

  • Malaria is the single largest killer, after poverty, of children worldwide.
  • At least one child dies every minute from malaria.
  • The monies used globally to fight malaria are less than than those used for AIDS, HIV, or Cancer.
  • The drugs to fight malaria and preventative measures are extremely low, yet distribution costs remain high because of access to remote people groups.

Global distribution of Malaria risk.

World Malaria Day Activities

  • Tonight on HBO the movie  Mary & Martha  will air and show the story of two women fighting against malaria in Africa.
  • One Campaign Google Hangout video.

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