Malaria

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March 1, 2009

Three years after delivering the first long-lasting insecticide-treated net to a remote community in rural Zambia, NetsforLife® has concluded Phase 1 of its implementation by distributing its millionth net.

A collaborative partnership of ExxonMobil Foundation, Standard Chartered Bank,...

September 8, 2008

As part of their on-going work of healing and reconciliation, members of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande recently gathered in Albuquerque, New Mexico for an outreach and mission conference.

 

Diane Butler, part of the Matthew 25 Conference steering committee, said the...

June 3, 2008

Julia had cornmeal and black tea for dinner. Her family couldn't afford a balanced diet.

After eating, she rubbed her eyes and whispered to her mother that she wanted to go to bed. "I feel a little weak," she said. As Julia fell asleep, a host of female Anopheles mosquitoes made their...

September 13, 2007

Episcopal Relief and Development's (ERD) NetsforLifeSM malaria partnership is providing life-saving protection to children and families in 16 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The program is protecting close to 700,000 people, including mothers and vulnerable children who are most susceptible to...

April 25, 2007

April 25 is Africa Malaria Day, and the first-ever Malaria Awareness Day in the U.S. Not long ago, Americans would have needed no special reminder -- malaria was not eradicated here until 1951.

Today, a $1.2 billion President's Initiative on Malaria and Congressional efforts to restore $...

March 11, 2007

NetsforLifeSM, a partnership for malaria prevention, is expanding to a total of 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa in 2007. The three-year partnership, which builds knowledge and awareness about the transmission, treatment and prevention of malaria, began in 2006 with corporate and individual...

December 14, 2006

Robert W. Radtke, president of Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD), was a featured speaker at the December 14 White House Summit on Malaria, which was hosted by the President and Laura Bush at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C., in collaboration with the Department of State...

September 30, 2006

For three days in late August, South African Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane visited Mozambique to lead the distribution of 16,500 mosquito nets treated with a long-lasting insecticide.

The project is part of the Anglican Church’s malaria-control program, funded by Standard Chartered...

April 30, 2005

Episcopal Relief and Development marked Africa Malaria Day on April 25 with the news that it had expanded its program to combat an epidemic that has become a global concern. According to the World Health Organization, 300 million to 500 million new cases of malaria occur each year, 90 percent...

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