Zero Malaria in West Timor – One Island at a Time

Community Assessment for the Rotary Global Grant #2015867 Written by Jenny Kerrison PhD, D.Ed.; National Manager, Rotarians Against Malaria (RAM) Australia Community Assessment in February 2020 In February 2020, a small RAM team led by Dr Jenny Kerrison (Rotary District 9830), the National Manager for RAM, visited West Timor to conduct a community assessment in four villages. The Team visited wo villages in each district of Malaka and Belu. See map 1 below. The community … Continued

2022 Global Week of Action

Across the world, between 7-11 of March for The Global Week of Action co-organised by Civil Society for Malaria Elimination (CS4ME), Global Fund Advocates Network (GFAN), GFAN Africa, and GFAN Asia-Pacific (GFAN AP), our communities and civil society partners reached out to Embassies and High Commissions of donor countries of the Global Fund to thank them for their contributions to the Global Fund so far – which has saved over 44 million lives, and to call on them for increased pledges … Continued

Maintaining zero malaria in Timor Leste: Our International Service to open doors into the hearts of Rotarians and non-Rotarians

Introduction Malaria is a life-threatening disease. Globally, in 2018, malaria threatened the lives of nearly 50% of the global population. In that year, an estimated 228 million were infected with malaria and there were 405,000 deaths with an estimated 1,109 deaths per day. The most at risk for malarial deaths were children under five who made up 67% of the deaths in 2018. The other sinister aspect of malaria is that it plunges victims into … Continued

Grants to Scale Up Efforts to Fight Malaria: Supporting High-Impact Service with Programs of Scale Grants

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The Rotary Foundation’s first annual $2 million Programs of Scale grant supports a Rotarian-led effort to dramatically reduce malaria in Zambia. The Partners for a Malaria-Free Zambia program will add thousands of community health workers to the country’s health system to test for, diagnose, and treat malaria in more communities. Read about how members formed a successful partnership to increase their impact. How to apply for a Programs of Scale grant Is your club or district service … Continued