RBM E-Newsletter [September 2011]
Welcome to the third issue of the RBM E-Newsletter. The E-Newsletter is a monthly publication of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, and replaces the previous RBM E-Update.
Malaria discovery gives hope for new drugs and vaccines
Scientists find malaria parasite's survival dependent on single, crucial chemical.
Read the PLOS Biology article»
Countries begin updating 2011 malaria roadmaps
Eleven revised roadmaps now available online.
A goldmine of private sector assistance for malaria
Ghana's Chirano Gold Mines launches US$ 5.6 million malaria control programme, joins United Against Malaria Partnership
Interview with Rear Admiral Tim Ziemer
Global Malaria Coordinator of the President's Malaria Initiative shares his views on elimination, private sector involvement and other malaria topics.
What we're reading
Mosquitoes 'developing resistance to bed nets'
New three-year study from examines effect of insecticide-treated nets on mosquitoes and human malaria immunity.
Mosquitoes 'disappearing' in some parts of Africa
Malaria-carrying mosquitoes are disappearing in some parts of Africa, but scientists are unsure as to why.
About the E-Newsletter
The RBM E-Newsletter is a forum to share malaria news and resources. If you have a submission for the newsletter, please contact us.
The E-Newsletter is produced by the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, which brings together more than 500 private and public sector partners to mobilize coordinated action against malaria worldwide.
New online resources
RBM: supporting materials for Global Fund Round 11 proposals
Malaria Chemotherapy, Control and Elimination (journal)
5-7 September 2011: RBM Consultation on the 2012 Partnership Workplan
6-9 September 2011: WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia: sixty-fourth session
12-13 September 2011: Launch of the Decade Report on Rolling Back Malaria
12-15 September: WHO Regional Committee for Europe: sixty-first session
13-30 September 2011: UN General Assembly - 66th Session
15 September 2011: Amazon Malaria Initiative - 10th Anniversary Commemoration
19-20 September 2011: Clinton Global Initiative 2011 Annual Meeting
20 September 2011: UN Private Sector Forum 2011
20-22 September 2011: 15th ACT Malaria Forum
23-25 September 2011: The World Bank 2011 Annual Meeting
26-30 September 2011: WHO Regional Committee for the Americas: sixty-third session
27-28 September 2011: 7th PSM Working Group meeting
More events on the RBM Calendar