Latest News: 2017

Growing Gap in Global Malaria Efforts Calls for Renewed Leadership

Unprecedented global progress in fighting malaria since 2000 is at stake unless countries redouble their efforts, according to the latest figures released by the World Health Organization (WHO) today. The World Malaria Report 2017 shows fragile and uneven progress in global efforts against malaria, an entirely preventable and treatable disease, which puts half the world’s

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Gap analysis shows US$10 billion is required by 2020 to fully implement national malaria plans in 35 countries

The Country and Regional Support Partner Committee (CRSPC) of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria has supported the roll out of the updated programmatic and financial gap analyses as part of the broader support to countries in the development of their Global Fund malaria applications for the period 2018-2020. This moving summary includes the data

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RBM Partnership Welcomes Peter Sands as Next Executive Director of the Global Fund

The RBM Partnership to End Malaria warmly congratulates Peter Sands, a former chief executive of Standard Chartered Bank, on his selection as the next Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, announced earlier today in Geneva. Dr Kesete Admasu, RBM Partnership CEO and Member of the Global Fund Board, commented: “On

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US$ 3 Billion Secured for Malaria Efforts through the Global Fund

The RBM Partnership to End Malaria commends all partners and committees, especially Country and Regional Support Partner Committee (CRSPC), for supporting countries in mobilising resources through the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. Thanks to RBM’s technical support, over 50 countries have submitted successful applications to the Global Fund, thus securing approximately US$3

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RBM Partnership Is Seeking Proposals for Communications Support

In working towards realising its vision of a malaria-free world, the RBM Partnership to End Malaria engages partners, decision-makers and influencers to help drive political will and mobilise resources that will accelerate global, regional and national efforts to end malaria. The RBM Partnership is seeking agency support to: Flesh out and implement a comprehensive 2018

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RBM Partnership Board to Convene in Abu Dhabi

The RBM Partnership will host its 7th Board Meeting in Abu Dhabi from 16-17 November 2017, with generous support from the UAE Crown Prince Court. The Board meeting will consider, inter alia, the draft RBM Partnership Strategic Plan 2018-2020, governance matters, private sector engagement, and the 2018 work plan with budget. The RBM Partnership Board meeting will be

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Deadline for West and Central Africa Network Coordinator Extended

UNOPS, on behalf of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, is looking for a West and Central Africa Sub Regional Network Coordinator to be based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The deadline for applications has been extended until 15 October 2017. Interested candidates should follow the following link to apply: https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=13192

Leaders at United Nations General Assembly Step Up Commitments to End Malaria for Good

New York (September 21, 2017) – Today, country leaders and senior officials from across Africa, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas announced new political and financial commitments to accelerate the global fight towards eliminating malaria – a disease that claims the life of a child every two minutes and puts half the world at risk.

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UAE Crown Prince Announces New Commitment to Global Malaria Elimination

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and longstanding supporter of humanitarian causes, today announced a new US$5 million commitment to the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership. The three-year contribution will be pivotal to the Partnership’s efforts to reduce the burden of malaria and save lives around the world. [Press Release

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Update to Partners: RBM Brand Evolution

Since its founding, the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership has played a critical role in advancing global efforts to control and prevent malaria worldwide, resulting in one of the best global health success stories of the century. The determined support of RBM partners helped reduce malaria deaths by more than 60%, save almost 7 million

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RBM Partnership Board Chair Calls for a Redoubling of Efforts to End Malaria in South East Asia

The RBM Partnership Board Chair Dr Winnie Mpanju-Shumbusho represented the Partnership at the 70th session of the WHO Regional Committee for South East Asia held in Maldives, from 6-10 September 2017. The meeting was attended by Ministers and other senior officials from health and other sectors, WHO Director General and Regional Director for South East Asia region,

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RBM Partnership Newsletter August 2017

The Roll Back Malaria Partnership newsletter contains the latest updates from the RBM board meeting held in July 2017, the Partner Committees updates, as well as the links to the board meeting notes, the draft RBM Partnership Strategic Plan 2017 – 2020, and the Malaria Financing Task Force Terms of Reference and Concept Note, as

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World Malaria Day 2017

Dear Partners, Please join us for a WHA side event hosted by The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in collaboration with the Roll Back Malaria Partnership Co-sponsored by: Republic of Angola, Republic of Botswana, Republic of Congo, Principality of Monaco, New Zealand, United States of America Where: Palais des Nations, Room 8 When: 18h – 19h15, Thursday 25th May 2017 Since

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Country-led efforts to end Malaria

  Dear Partners, Please join us for a WHA side event hosted by The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in collaboration with the Roll Back Malaria Partnership Co-sponsored by: Republic of Angola, Republic of Botswana, Republic of Congo, Principality of Monaco, New Zealand, United States of America Where: Palais des Nations, Room 8 When: 18h – 19h15, Thursday 25th May 2017

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Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board Meeting, 18 / 19 April 2017 – Statement from Dr. Winnie Mpanju-Shumbusho

Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board Meeting, 18 / 19 April 2017 Statement from Dr. Winnie Mpanju-Shumbusho Chair, Roll Back Malaria Partnership Board On 25 April 2017, the global community united for World Malaria Day, declaring a new chapter in the fight against malaria—one that will see an end to malaria for good. In advance of

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Statement on the Election of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the New Director-General of the World Health Organization

May 23, 2017 (GENEVA) – The Roll Back Malaria Partnership congratulates H.E. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his appointment as Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).   Dr Tedros is a proven reformer, who brings decades of experience, a fresh perspective and unparalleled diplomatic skills. With experience at national level as Federal Minister of Health

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