Deaths from malaria in children fall sharply in 10 countries

Watson, Rory
June 2008
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/14/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7657, p1331
Academic Journal
The article reports on figures on the global incidence of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria that were released in 2008 by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The figures show that considerable advances are being made across the globe in managing and preventing all three diseases. The figures were released to coincide with a June 2008 United Nations' general assembly high level meeting on HIV and AIDS which was held in New York. A discussion of the details of the figures is presented.


Related Articles

  • Partners harmonise AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria strategies for Africa.  // African Business News;3/7/2014, p19 

    The article offers information on the conference of several organizations including African Union, Regional Economic Communities, and United Nations (UN) organisations held in Brazzaville, Congo from March 5 to March 7, 2014. It is reported that, the conference was organized to harmonise and...

  • Optimal incentives for allocating HIV/AIDS prevention resources among multiple populations. Malvankar-Mehta, Monali; Xie, Bin // Health Care Management Science;Dec2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p327 

    Many agencies, such as the United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank, the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, provide funding to prevent HIV/AIDS infections...

  • From conceptual pluralism to practical agreement on policy: global responsibility for global health. Prah Ruger, Jennifer; Hammonds, Rachel; Ooms, Gorik; Barry, Donna; Chapman, Audrey; Van Damme, Wim // BMC International Health & Human Rights;10/28/2015, Vol. 15, p1 

    Background: As the human cost of the global economic crisis becomes apparent the ongoing discussions surrounding the post-2015 global development framework continue at a frenzied pace. Given the scale and scope of increased globalization moving forward in a post-Millennium Development Goals era,...

  • Confronting Global AIDS: Prevention and Treatment. Berkman, Alan // American Journal of Public Health;Sep2001, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p1348 

    The author discusses a variety of issues concerning the prevention and treatment of AIDS. The global prevalence of HIV and AIDS have pushed public health experts, policymakers and private industries to campaign for its eradication. Governments, as well as international agencies have developed a...

  • The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: 10 years on. Hanefeld, Johanna // Clinical Medicine;Feb2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p54 

    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund or GFATM) is a private public partnership aimed at leveraging and providing funding for the three focal diseases outlined in its title. Set up in 2002, the fund was part of a new 'breed' of players in the field of global...

  • Global Health: Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria Has Improved Its Documentation of Funding Decisions but Needs Standardized Oversight Expectations and Assessments: GAO-07-627. Gootnick, David M. // GAO Reports;5/7/2007, p1 

    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has approved about $7 billion in grants to developing countries; the U.S. has contributed $1.9 billion. The State Department's Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) coordinates the U.S. government's overseas AIDS programs, with...

  • Taking stock of Myanmar's progress toward the health-related Millennium Development Goals: current roadblocks, paths ahead. Yu Mon Saw; Khine Lae Win; Wen-Shuan Shiao, Laura; Thandar, Moe Moe; Amiya, Rachel M.; Akira Shibanuma; Soe Tun; Jimba, Masamine // International Journal for Equity in Health;2013, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p78 

    Myanmar is a developing country with considerable humanitarian needs, rendering its pursuit of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) an especially high priority. Yet progress to date remains under-examined on key fronts. Particularly within the three health-related MDGs (MDGs 4, 5, and 6), the...

  • Funding boost for Global Fund.  // HIV Australia;Sep-Dec2006, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p4 

    The article discusses the highlights of the Donor Conference held by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Berlin, Germany in October 2007. At the conference, donors to the Global Fund committed financial resources of up to US$8 billion to the fight against the three...

  • China receives Global Fund money for AIDS, TB, malaria.  // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;7/29/2006, Issue 508, p10 

    The article reports on the allocation of funds to China by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria. The funds, which will be overseen by the Chinese centre for disease control and prevention, will be used in regional programmes for the prevention and treatment of the three...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics