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A letter with more than 1000 signatures calls for action to better protect expectant mothers and babies from malaria

Over 1000 people signed a letter under the umbrella of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria calling on decision makers to provide all eligible pregnant women with the malaria preventive treatment they need. This included more than 700 signatures from 43 countries and more than 300 organizations in Africa. A book with the signatures was handed over to the African Leaders Malaria Alliance at a media briefing and malaria awards’ ceremony at the 2023 African Union Summit.

1008 signatures have been received.


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H.E. Madam Rebecca Akuffo-Addo, First Lady of Ghana

Dr Linda Ayade, First Lady of Cross River State, Nigeria

H.E Bamidele Abiodun, First Lady of Ogun State, Nigeria

George Jagoe, Executive Vice President, Access and Product Management, Medicines for Malaria Venture

Lilies Njanga, Africa Director, Malaria No More UK

Eileen Buxton, Nurse and Mother, Ghana 

James Whiting, CEO, Malaria No More UK

Professor Sheila Tlou, Special Ambassador, ALMA

Olivia Ngou, Executive Director, Impact Santé Afrique

Henrietta Fore, Former Executive Director, UNICEF

Helga Fogstad, Executive Director, PMNCH

Angélique Kidjo, Musician and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Marijke Wijnroks, Chief of Staff, The Global Fund

Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Musician and RBM Partnership Goodwill Ambassador

Dr Abdourahmane Diallo, CEO, RBM Partnership to End Malaria

Margaret McDonnell, Executive Director, United to Beat Malaria, UN Foundation