December 2019
Diaspora Malaria Awareness Initiative - News and Updates
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Hispaniola island's journey to malaria elimination

Through the last decades, countries of the Americas have worked to eliminate malaria, yet progress is uneven. Hispaniola, the last malaria endemic island of the Caribbean, has reduced cases by more than 50 percent since 2015 and is now well positioned to end malaria in the next several years.

Launched in 2015,  Malaria Zero  is an alliance of government, academic, and non-governmental partners who have united to collaborate with governments and organizations in Haiti and the Dominican Republic to work towards the goal of accelerating malaria elimination from the island of Hispaniola... click here to continue to read.
Phyllisia Ross
talks about ending malaria in the Caribbean

The World malaria report 2019 shows that the scourge of malaria continues to strike hardest against pregnant women and young children in Africa. Scaling up efforts to reduce cases and deaths among these 2 populations would provide a significant boost in the fight against malaria.

This year's report draws on data from all countries and areas with ongoing malaria transmission. The information is supplemented by data from national household surveys and databases held by other organizations. click here for the full report
Save the dates

January 12, 2020 - 10th Anniversary Haiti earthquake memorial service, Washington, DC
March 11, 2020 - Haiti health care town hall, Washington, D.C
March 14 2020 - Diaspora disaster preparedness training, Boston, MA