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Global efforts over the last decades have contributed to dramatic declines in malaria around the world. Progress is also being made on the scientific front; new tools for controlling the disease are now being tested. By investing in proven malaria-control programs and accelerating promising research, we can move closer to the long-term goal of eradicating the disease.

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Grand Challenges Explorations: Bold Ideas From Around the World to Improve and Save Lives

Through Grand Challenges, we work with our partners to support bold ideas from around the world that have the power to improve and save lives. We’re excited to announce that GCE is now accepting applications for six topics through November 12, 2014.

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New Leaders Named for WHO Global Malaria Program and UNITAID

The World Health Organization (WHO) has appointed two new leaders in the fight against HIV, TB and malaria.

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Out of Collaborative Leadership Comes Innovation – How We Will Beat Malaria

In the heart of Westminster malaria advocates, corporate partners and political leaders from all parties came together to celebrate innovation and leadership in the fight against malaria – two critical components that have delivered record progress over the past decade. Progress that has seen young child deaths from malaria halved since 2000 (saving more than 3.3 million lives) and 26 countries on track to eliminate malaria.

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The Start of My Journey as the Gates Foundation CEO

The foundation’s new CEO reflects on what she learned at a recent gathering of employees and partners.

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Tanzanian Private Sector Champions Step Up Efforts Against Malaria

Malaria is a development issue as much as it is a health issue, costing Africa $12 billion a year in lost GDP, with a demonstrated inverse relationship between malaria elimination and progress in a country’s development. This means that tackling malaria requires more than just the health sector’s efforts, but also enlisting champions from a wide range of sectors.

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