• RAM would like to hear from you, if you have ideas for COVID-safe ways of promoting malaria awareness among Rotarians and the general public. For example, one activity that we may have access to is through radio. RAM Supervisor Shelley Gurney D9810 and Area RAM Supervisor Bev Cooney OAM have found Radio Promotion a great way to spread news of malaria – without spreading COVID! Below is a report from Shelley Gurney on her experience. RAM Supervisor
  • D9830 Tasmania RAM District Committee: A Rotaractor driving malaria elimination awareness in Tasmania Welcome to our new RAM District Supervisor Rotaractor Thisarani Jayasinghe, Rotaract Club of Central Coast. A meeting of the RAM D9830 Committee is being spearheaded by Thisarani Jayasinghe from the Rotaract Club of Central Coast. The RAM D9830 Committee was established in 2017 by Dr. Jenny Kerrison, and now has six (6) members. As a result of COVID, the Committee commenced regular
  • CONGRATULATIONS to the winner of the 2020 RAM Annual Schools Video Competition, Classe des CM2 du Lycée Français de Port Vila. For more information about the Competition, click here.
  • For more than a decade, PDG Phil Dempster, provided support to and oversight of Rotarians Against Malaria (RAM) Australia. This year, Phil decided to step down from RAM. In his true generous fashion, Phil is available to us at anytime. To celebrate Phil’s achievements in Rotary and RAM, Dr. Jen Parer D9790 RAM District Supervisor, compiled the following story on Phil with contributions from Dave Pearson, immediate past National Manager, and Phil himself. In the
  • RAM is very pleased to celebrate the presentation of the RAWCS Humanitarian Award to Milton Lewis, for many years of wonderful service to the people of PNG in general health and the control of malaria in particular, and for his contribution to RAM.   Milton Lewis holding his well-deserved award certificates, with Cherilyn Fleming and Jerry Casburn PDG, Chair RAWCS Central Region   Milton himself recalls his career in PNG from the 1950s-70s: I spent
  • There is a long history of anti-malaria activities in Australia. Malaria was endemic in the northern, tropical areas and there were various outbreaks in Darwin and Far North Queensland in the early years of recording. Malaria became of major concern during the years of the second World War, when large numbers of troops were circulating through the northern parts of Australia and other more malarious areas in PNG, the Pacific and South East Asia.  The
  • MEDIA RELEASE: 30 April 2020   Global progress on malaria elimination has stalled. Malaria continues to inflict unnecessary human and economic losses, mostly in developing countries. Pregnant women and children under five years are disproportionately affected by malaria. Within this context, The Global Fund and Rotary Australia Word Community Service Ltd-Rotarians Against Malaria (RAWCS-RAM) have formed a strategic partnership to accelerate malaria elimination and end the unnecessary heavy toll on humanity. This partnership will build