Jemma Berwick is a newly-qualified nurse who almost lost her life to malaria last year when she worked in a children's hospital in Ghana. Now Jemma campaigns to raise funds and awarenss to save lives from malaria in support of Malaria No More UK.
February 13, 2012 / Jemma Berwick
A nursing student and supporter of Malaria No More UK tells her story from the front lines of the battle against malaria in Ghana.
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"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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