Malaria mortality rates have fallen by more than 25% globally since 2000, and by...– World Malaria Report 2011, issued today by the World Health Organization, Geneva http://www.who.int/malaria/world_malaria_report_2011/en/
Announcing: a proud partnership between Stomping...
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 16, 2011 – The Peace Corps and Malaria No More, an organization determined to end malaria deaths in Africa by 2015, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) October 31, 2011 to combine forces in malaria prevention in Africa. “Peace Corps volunteers serve in some of the most remote areas of the world, working at the grassroots level to prevent malaria by distributing...
Peace Corps volunteers serve in some of the most remote areas of the world,...– Peace Corps Director Aaron S. Williams http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=resources.media.press.view&news_id=1909
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The Peace Corps and Malaria No More, an organization determined to end malaria deaths in Africa by 2015, signed a memorandum of understanding October 31, 2011 to combine forces in malaria prevention in Africa.
We had no experience with Universal Coverage. Peace Corps had a model that...– Dr. Pape Moussa Thior, Director of the National Malaria Control Program in Senegal. Quotation from a presentation made during Stomping Out Malaria in Africa’s 2nd Boot Camp.
Weekly Awesome: Tanzania, Part IV
Highlight on: Merritt Driscoll As a health volunteer placed in Mtwara Town, on the southern coast of Tanzania, I am working directly with an organization called International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH). I-TECH works in collaboration with U.S. Center for Disease Control and the Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to strengthen the training of health care...
Weekly Awesome: Tanzania, Part III
Highlight: Gigi Zahir Peace Corps Tanzania Volunteer in the Education and Health sectors since September 2007 I have been fortunate to serve in two sectors of Peace Corps Tanzania, over three different regions (Newala-the Deep South, the island of Zanzibar, and Iringa-the Southern Highlands). In my first three years I taught biology and chemistry. While teaching biology and chemistry, both...
Weekly Awesome: Tanzania, Part I
Anita Ramamurthy and Supply Chain Management My current assignment is to work with various partners (Zanzibar Ministry of Health (ZMOH); USAID/JSI/SCMS/; Danish International Development Agency (DANDIA)) in order to implement a new pilot program that allows for an integrated system for drug distribution and procurement. The goal of this program is to let each sub-facility order drugs through...