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Adriana Lanting, Immediate Past Chair at Malaria Partners International, recently took the stage at the United to Beat Malaria Summit in Washington D.C., where she showcased MPI’s work alongside Rotary. This summit united experts and partners, including representatives from organizations like the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, GAVI, UNICEF, The Global Fund, and the CDC, to discuss malaria eradication strategies.

During the event, Adriana emphasized the importance of community action and shared experiences in combating malaria. She and other attendees met with members of Congress to stress the continued importance of malaria prevention and treatment efforts.

Adriana with American Physicians of Nigeria, Margaret McDonnell of United to Beat Malaria

Adriana with American Physicians of Nigeria, Margaret McDonnell of United to Beat Malaria

Post-summit, At the invitation of Dr. Mimi Kanda, Adriana joined the Rotary Club of Washington D.C. in recognizing their support for training and supplying Village Health Teams in Katakwi and Soroti. This collaboration highlights the significance of grassroots initiatives in malaria control.

Adriana’s onstage presentation underscores MPI’s commitment to global health equity and ending malaria. She believes that through ongoing collaboration and advocacy, we can make significant strides towards a malaria-free world.

 

 
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