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Margaret Reilly McDonnell
September 22, 2022
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We Fought for What Counts – But the Fight Isn’t Over: A Recap of the Seventh Global Fund Replenishment Conference

In a landmark moment for the fight against malaria, the Seventh Global Fund Replenishment Conference raised a record-breaking $14.25 billion to support countries in the fight against malaria, HIV/AIDS, and Tuberculosis over the next three years.   While this amount represents the largest-ever pledging total in the Global Fund’s 20-year history, or to any multilateral institution, … Continued

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United to Beat Malaria
September 14, 2022

US Malaria Champions Unite to Virtually Advocate on Capitol Hill

  Thank you to all the Champions who raised their voices in support of life-saving global malaria programs as part of our virtual Advocacy Day on September 8th! Because of your efforts, Meetings with Congress were a massive success! Champions representing 27 states held 78 meetings with Members of Congress, advocating for full funding for … Continued

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Margaret Crookston
September 2, 2022
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As kids return to the classroom, malaria remains a leading cause of absenteeism and barrier to child development worldwide

In the US, back-to-school season is an exciting and nerve-wracking time. It’s where we get to shop for school supplies, learn about the complications of friendships, explore new subjects, and much more. But for millions of children around the world, going back to school is a privilege complicated by numerous barriers – including malaria.   Malaria … Continued

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United to Beat Malaria
August 16, 2022

United to Beat Malaria Welcomes Dr. David Walton, the New U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator

United to Beat Malaria is excited to welcome Dr. David Walton, MD MPH, as the newly confirmed U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator to lead the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). Dr. Walton brings over two decades of experience working in global health – specifically in highly vulnerable countries and communities, working to strengthen health systems, improve and … Continued

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Alayna Dean
August 15, 2022

Intern Q+A: Alayna Dean

Alayna Dean is our Grassroots Advocacy Intern with the United to Beat Malaria (UTBM) team. Her duties involve working closely with Wendy Dimas and Maegan Cross on a variety of tasks such as attending legislative and advocacy meetings and assisting in managing the grassroots advocacy program with all our champions. This program focuses on mobilizing … Continued

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United to Beat Malaria
August 12, 2022
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International Youth Day: Q&A with malaria youth champion Charlotte Ng

On International Youth Day (August 12), the global community draws attention to the various economic, social, and health-related issues that impact young people. This moment also affords an opportunity to celebrate youth leaders that are working to build a better future.  International Youth Day is especially important for our campaign, as children are among the … Continued

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United to Beat Malaria
July 29, 2022

Champion Webinar: The Global Fund’s Seventh Replenishment Cycle

Thanks to all the Champions who joined this week’s Advocacy Webinar.  If you couldn’t make it, click here to view the presentation and recording. At this webinar, we discussed all things Global Fund in the leadup to the Seventh Replenishment in September.     The Global Fund: Fight for What Counts – Today, Tomorrow, Til the … Continued

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United to Beat Malaria
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United to Beat Malaria Applauds Senate State, Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee For Stepping Up the Fight Against Malaria

Washington DC – United to Beat Malaria welcomes yesterday’s news that the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPS) included $2 billion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) and $800 million for the US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) in its fiscal year 2023 funding bill. … Continued

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Margaret Crookston
July 7, 2022

Intern Q&A: Margaret Crookston

Meet Margaret (Maggie) Crookston, United to Beat Malaria’s Communications and Digital Media Intern. Maggie has been a vital member of our Communications team for the past month and will be with us until the end of summer. She has both supported and led a wide range of editorial, film production, social media, graphic design, and … Continued

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Wendy Dimas
July 5, 2022
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Here is what you can do to support the upcoming Global Fund Replenishment

As the United States prepares to host the Seventh Replenishment of the Global Fund in just a few months, Champions from across the U.S. will also be preparing for digital meetings with Congress on Thursday, September 8th! To confirm your participation in these digital advocacy meetings – click here.  Registration will remain open from July … Continued

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