Time: 8:00 - 9:00 EDT
Save the Children joins the global community in recognizing World Malaria Day - a disease that threatens both pregnant mothers and newborns. World Malaria Day aims to bring global attention to the efforts being made to bring an end to malaria, keep malaria high on the political agenda, mobilize additional resources, and empower communities for malaria prevention and control.
Dr. Rick Steketee, Deputy Global Malaria Coordinator, President’s Malaria Initiative, USAID
Dr. Min Min Thein, Head of Malaria, Global Fund, Save the Children Myanmar
Dr. Manasse Kassi, Chief of Party, Global Fund, Save the Children Cote d’Ivoire
Jeanne Long, Director, School Health and Nutrition, Department of Education and Child Protection, Save the Children USA
Dr. Suman Thapa, Head of Malaria, Global