The last year has presented Haiti with immense challenges, from a devastating earthquake to ongoing political turmoil to the COVID-19 pandemic. These events have created more hurdles in the country’s fight to achieve a major global health milestone: malaria elimination. Nothing But Nets has supported malaria elimination efforts in Haiti for the past five years. … ContinuedRead Article
Washington, D.C. – The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that El Salvador has been certified as malaria-free. “Today is a momentous day in the global fight against malaria,” said Nothing But Nets campaign Executive Director Margaret Reilly McDonnell in response to the news. “El Salvador’s hard-fought journey to achieve malaria elimination is a model … ContinuedRead Article
Did you know Haiti is one of the last countries in the Caribbean where malaria regularly occurs? The Haitian government and its partners have worked hard to decrease malaria cases by more than 50% over the past ten years. But despite this tremendous progress, there’s still work to be done; especially for mothers like Elcise. Elcise … ContinuedRead Article
Earlier this year, Nothing But Nets took a trip to Ecuador with our good friends at Cotopaxi to meet with communities impacted by malaria and learn from those who have devoted their lives to ending it for good. Learn more about what the fight to end malaria looks like on the frontlines in Ecuador.Read Article
Syngenta, one of the world’s leading agriculture companies and malaria-control innovators, has joined the global fight to wipe out malaria from the island of Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic).
Here’s how Syngenta joined Nothing But Nets and Malaria Zero to protect more than 20,000 Haitian households through indoor insecticide spraying.Read Article
Thanks to U.S. leadership, malaria no longer is a daily threat to Floridians. But that doesn’t mean the fight is over.
In the past, the Americas were a leader in the global fight against this disease. But that’s changing. In fact, there’s been a recent spike in malaria cases in our region of the world.Read Article
Last week, the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign convened experts and leaders on Capitol Hill for a briefing on the fight to eliminate malaria in the important, but sometimes-overlooked, region of Latin America and the Caribbean.Read Article
2018 is going to be a BIG year. In fact, it’s shaping up to be one of our most impactful years yet.
But before we forge ahead, first I want to take a moment to pause and reflect. We wouldn’t be able to help protect so many people from deadly mosquitoes without support from our Nothing But Nets community.Read Article
The Nothing But Nets team recently traveled to Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which together comprise the island of Hispaniola – the last island in the Caribbean with ongoing malaria transmission. This trip provided an opportunity to see the incredible work being done on the ground by the National Malaria Control Programs in these two countries, with the support of our partners at the United Nations and in the U.S. Government.Read Article
Last week, the CDC released a statement announcing that the number of malaria cases in the U.S. reached a 40-year high in 2011. Nearly 2,000 people were diagnosed with malaria – a 14 percent increase since 2010.Read Article