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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.

 Top story

Malaria discovery gives hope for new drugs and vaccines

Malaria discoveryScientists find malaria parasite's survival dependent on single, crucial chemical.

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 Highlights

Countries begin updating 2011 malaria roadmaps

Eleven revised roadmaps now available online.

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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

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 Partner spotlight

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.

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 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.

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Mosquitoes 'disappearing' in some parts of Africa

Malaria-carrying mosquitoes are disappearing in some parts of Africa, but scientists are unsure as to why.

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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 (in French)

Malaria Chemotherapy, Control and Elimination (journal)

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Upcoming events

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

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