Malaria will be defeated. However, its elimination and eventual eradication will require developing multi-sector partnerships and responses, investing in health and information systems, and placing communities at the center of the design and scale-up of high impact interventions for vector control and delivery of malaria services. We work with stakeholders at all levels of governance to build their ability to design, plan, and implement evidence-driven malaria control activities. In this way, these groups can mobilize and use resources across sector and build responsive supply chain systems that maximize health and economic impact.
From Research to Response: The Role of Climate Information in Anticipating and Responding to Disease Outbreaks in Mozambique
This post originally appeared on Climatelinks. Malaria kills hundreds of thousands of people worldwide every year (over 90 percent of these deaths occur in Africa) and diarrheal disease is the second leading cause of death in children under five years old. Large investments in health have led to significant declines in both diseases; however, emerging evidence suggests that climate…