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Emile Dawisha
November 18, 2022
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Voices of South Sudan – Part 2: Philip Pitia

Philip Pitia is a 31-year old father of seven and seasonal farmer who resides in South Sudan’s capital of Juba. In recent years, Philip has struggled to find work during off-seasons. “I hustle around and make sure I get some income for my family,” Philip said. “[My family] waits for what I get for them.” … Continued

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United to Beat Malaria
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College Students from Across the U.S. Unite to Celebrate World Childrens Day and Beat Malaria

On Thursday, November 17th, student organizations from universities across the country came together to virtually celebrate World Childrens Day (11/20) with the United to Beat Malaria campaign. The event was hosted in collaboration with UNICEF at the University of Maryland College Park, UConn Huskies for Refugees, UNICEF at the University of Connecticut, UNICEF at Virginia Commonwealth … Continued

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Emile Dawisha
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Voices of South Sudan – Part 1: George and Hellen Martin

The photo above shows George Moi Martin (far-left) demonstrating the Mosquito Shield™ spatial repellent product to community members, including his mother Hellen Hidaya Martin(second to right).  George Moi Martin is 20 years old, the oldest of five children who reside with their mother, Hellen, in South Sudan’s capital of Juba. George dreams of becoming a … Continued

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Emile Dawisha
November 15, 2022
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In South Sudan, United to Beat Malaria and SC Johnson Among Global Partners Supporting Fight Against Malaria Amid Humanitarian Crisis

The world’s youngest nation, South Sudan has faced historic levels of flooding in recent years – the worst the region has seen in 60 years – and prolonged violent conflict around the country, fueling Africa’s worst displacement crisis. The South Sudanese people, 41% of whom are aged 14 and under (WHO), remain resilient while working … Continued

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United to Beat Malaria
November 10, 2022

On Veterans Day United to Beat Malaria Recognizes Contributions of US Military to Malaria Research and Development

This Veterans Day, and every day, United to Beat Malaria honors the military members who have faced malaria abroad and have fought to end it here at home. Thanks to vital funding from the Department of Defense, the Walter Reid Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) and the Navy Medical Research Center have a long history … Continued

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Across Three Countries, Environmental Issues Intersect with Malaria Crises

As world leaders come together this week for the annual UN Climate Change Summit, we’d like to highlight how climate shocks – such as flooding, droughts, and earthquakes – impact the fight against malaria. Specifically, we look at three countries – Haiti, South Sudan, and Madagascar – recovering from extreme weather events. United to Beat … Continued

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Emile Dawisha
November 6, 2022
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Malaria Day in the Americas: In the western hemisphere, 25 municipalities represent malaria’s last stronghold

Today is Malaria Day in the Americas, an opportunity to highlight efforts across Latin America and the Caribbean to control and ultimately eliminate malaria. Countries across the region have made remarkable progress this century, reducing malaria cases by 58% (from 1.5 million in 2000 to 0.65 million in 2020). Argentina, Paraguay, and El Salvador have … Continued

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Emile Dawisha
November 3, 2022
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Champion of Malaria Elimination in Belize – Part 5: Gabriel Edward Junior

Gabriel Edwards Jr is the vector control supervisor in Belize’s Toledo district, often described as the country’s last frontier. Located along Belize’s southern border with Guatemala, the district is home to 1,700 square miles of pristine rainforest and a thriving agriculture industry. Vector control is a vital service in Toledo, where the long rainy seasons … Continued

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Emile Dawisha
November 2, 2022
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Champions of Malaria Elimination in Belize – Part 4: Dr. Melissa Diaz

Dr. Melissa Diaz, Belize’s Director of Public Health and Wellness, has seen the evolution of Belize’s malaria fight over the past 30+ years.  “In the late eighties, we had malaria in the thousands, up to the mid-nineties,” Dr. Diaz said. “It has been a constant decrease from the late-nineties up to now. … It is … Continued

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Emile Dawisha
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Champions of Malaria Elimination in Belize – Part 3: Olympia Ramclam

Olympia Ramclam has been a microscopist in Belize since 1990 and has detected thousands of malaria cases over the years. She’s seen the steady improvement of malaria control and elimination in her country – “from one thousand plus cases, in early 2000, to zero cases at present.” “I started working in 1990, and can recall … Continued

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