On World Malaria Day, Regina Rabinovich, Director of the Malaria Elimination Initiative of the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, discussed how innovative partnerships that bring together a broad range of actors could help pave the way for malaria elimination. She mentions the J.C. Flowers Foundation as one such partner.
"With the support of different partners, surveillance, community treatment, and high levels of vector control can be brought together effectively, as shown by the promising results emerging from several highly affected countries. The feasibility of malaria elimination will be tested in Sub-Saharan countries, where the challenges are greatest. In Zambia, for example, the program is funded by the Global Fund, the US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), the J.C. Flowers Foundation, as well as significant national contributions; in Mozambique, elimination efforts are supported by funders such as the Global Fund, PMI, La Caixa Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. These multi-sector partnerships will be critical for the success of the malaria elimination endeavours."
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