Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at the Launch of the “Zero Malaria Starts With Me” Campaign

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the Launch of the “Zero Malaria Starts With Me” Campaign Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa October 1, 2019 (As prepared for delivery)   Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen. I’m very happy and honored to join today’s launch of Ethiopia’s “Zero Malaria Starts with Me” campaign. I sincerely commend the Government ... Read More»

U.S. Salutes Ethiopia’s Health Heroes in Leading Efforts to Beat Malaria

On World Malaria Day, the United States is proud to partner with all Ethiopians in your efforts to beat the disease. And we salute Ethiopia’s health heroes – doctors, nurses, community health workers, lab technicians, mosquito sprayers, pharmacists, researchers, drivers, warehouse workers, data entry specialists and many more – who work every day to safeguard ... Read More»

U.S.-Ethiopia Collaboration Equips 1,000 Health Facilities to Combat Malaria More Effectively

Today, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), marked the end of a nine-year program with the Ministry of Health to improve the ability of Ethiopian health centers to detect, diagnose, and treat malaria. Under PMI’s ... Read More»

Ending Malaria for Good is a Sound Investment

OP-ED by Peter Vrooman, Chargé d’affaires Global progress in the fight against malaria since 2000 has been truly historic and the U.S. Government has played a key role in this progress. The World Health Organization estimates that more than 6.8 million malaria deaths were averted worldwide between 2001 and 2015, primarily among children under five ... Read More»
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