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6 Month Progress Update: Partners for a Malaria Free Zambia

In our final webinar of 2021, we bring you an update on this initiative, which to date has trained 1,300 Community Health Workers serving a population of 650,000 in seven districts. Our panel shares the challenges, successes and what’s to come ahead.

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Announcing Partners for a Malaria-Free Zambia

Today, Rotary International, World Vision, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the launch of Rotary’s first Program of Scale, Partners for a Malaria-Free Zambia, a $6 million investment to train, equip and deploy Community Health Workers in Zambia. This program will scale up Rotary’s successful work in the Copperbelt Province to reduce malaria by 90% in two additional Zambian provinces.

Oxitec and Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

This webinar featuring two leaders from Oxitec speaking on the use of genetically modified mosquitos in the control of diseases like Dengue, Yellow Fever, Malaria, and others.

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Schedule a Presentation

Our team presents on a wide range of topics to Rotary clubs and District and Zone Conferences. We address the basics of malaria, the details of our grants work, and the fight against malaria in the shadow of COVID-19.

It would be an honor to have one of our board members speak at your next meeting.

Rotary members can make a big difference in the quest to eradicate malaria. That’s evident from your extraordinary work to end polio. The same dedication and leadership are needed to win the malaria fight.

Dr. Philip Welkhoff

Director, Malaria, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Rotary members can make a big difference in the quest to eradicate malaria. That’s evident from your extraordinary work to end polio. The same dedication and leadership are needed to win the malaria fight.

Dr. Philip Welkhoff

Director, Malaria, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Man from Chaya – Elias Banda

Community work is tough and requires a lot of sacrifices. To voluntarily serve members of your community day and night without pay is perhaps the highest form of sacrifice. But this is what community health workers have committed to do every day. Determined to eliminate the deadliest killer of infants and adults alike, our community-based volunteers are resolved and determined to play their part. In all our years of service, perhaps no one personifies sacrifice like Elias Banda. We met Elias Banda on June 4th, 2022.

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Each Minute Counts, The Arusha Discon

From the 12th to the 14th of May, Rotary District 9214 held its 97th District Conference in Arusha. Over Six hundred participants were in attendance. Rotarians, Rotaractors, interactors and guests had a chance to discuss and vote on important District matters.

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A Small Grant With A Large Impact: The Busime Malaria Project

Laughter, dancing and singing was the mood in Bulosi village during the MPU/RC Busia visit to Busime Malaria Project on Saturday 28th May 2022. Funded by a small grant from MPI, RC Busia has since received 1,500 mosquito nets from Youth Environment Services and UGX 1,000,000 from Equity bank, Busia branch. According to the bank’s Credit Manager James Sekairi, “Giving to Rotary is no loss.”  

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