Today, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its 2020 World Malaria Report, an annual report that provides a comprehensive update on global and regional malaria data and trends. The report tracks investments in malaria programs and research, as well as providing data on malaria prevention, diagnosis, treatment and surveillance. This year’s report additionally frames the past two decades of progress against malaria and addresses the … ContinuedRead Article
Earlier this week, the President released his budget request for 2020, and has chosen to slash foreign aid funding by 24%. Taking money away from these accounts means fewer bed nets and rapid diagnostic tests, less medications and treatments, and more lives threatened every night by this preventable, treatable disease.Read Article
Nothing But Nets has worked in partnership with UNHCR to distribute over 2 million bed nets to refugee settlements throughout Africa, often in rapid-response after a mass migration has occurred.
Our UN partners are vital to our work and to the work the global malaria community does to end this disease.Read Article
Nothing But Nets recently visited Southeast Asia to better understand how countries like Thailand and Bangladesh are fighting malaria. While there, we got to see the amazing work of UN agencies like UNHCR and UNICEF.Read Article
Removing malaria from the equation removes a handful of other barriers that women across the world face, like missing school and work, riskier pregnancies, and cost of accessing medical services.Read Article
The International Day of Happiness is an official UN day that “recognizes the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal and the need for a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes sustainable development, poverty eradication, happiness, and the well-being of all peoples.”Read Article
Today, during the 70th World Health Assembly, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Health of Ethiopia, was elected as the new Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).Read Article