Malaria

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May 24, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishops of Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe took part in recent World Malaria Day events along the shared borders between the four countries.

As Southern African countries move closer to malaria elimination, increased community and church...

March 9, 2017

Bishop Cleophas Lunga, Anglican Diocese of Matabeleland, Zimbabwe, delivers a sermon on Ash Wednesday as part of the fifth annual Isdell: Flowers Cross Border Malaria Initiative Round Table meeting held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Photo: Justin Schroeder for Isdell:Flowers Cross Border...

April 25, 2013

[Episcopal Relief & Development -- Press Release] On April 25, World Malaria Day, Episcopal Relief & Development’s NetsforLife® malaria prevention program is joining with its partners to celebrate the gains made so far in stopping this deadly disease, and call for renewed...

April 18, 2013

[Episcopal Relief & Development -- Web Feature] Atlanta has played a major part in the fight against malaria, both historically in the United States and now as a major force in the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund, Episcopal Relief & Development’s church-wide, grassroots effort to raise...

April 24, 2011

An image gallery is available here. A video story about the NetsforLife® program in Ghana is available here.

Ordinary people can do extraordinary things.

That belief lies at the foundation of NetsforLife®'s philosophy which, in the last nearly five years, has changed the way many...

April 6, 2011

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, Bonnie Anderson, president of the House of Deputies, and Robert W. Radtke, president of Episcopal Relief & Development, issued a joint statement April 7 in advance of the fourth World Malaria Day, April 25, a day to commemorate global efforts to...

March 30, 2011

It took one Boy Scout and 46 mosquito nets. St. John's, Sealy (population 5,278), is the first congregation in the Diocese of Texas to meet the goal of one net per family in the Lenten initiative to fight malaria in 17 African nations. The diocese has more than 27,000 families.

Andrew...

February 28, 2011

Beginning Ash Wednesday, which falls this year on March 9, the faith communities of the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota are launching a statewide effort to collect donations during Lent to support the purchase of at least one anti-malarial net for every Episcopalian in the state. If successful,...

April 24, 2009

One child dies of malaria every 30 seconds in sub-Saharan Africa and church leaders say this dire reality needs to be addressed immediately.

"The cost of preventing and treating malaria is only a fraction of what the disease costs us in terms of lost lives, lost income, lost productivity...

April 23, 2009

Episcopalians and Anglicans have formed vital partnerships with governments and other faith-based organizations to begin to control and eradicate malaria at the One World Against Malaria Summit heard April 24 in Washington, D.C.

The summit, held at the home of the National Geographic...

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