Navigation Links
Imagine No Malaria Releases Updated "Killer in the Dark" Documentary
Date:5/6/2013

Nashville, TN (PRWEB) May 06, 2013

United Methodist Communications is releasing an updated version of the Imagine No Malaria documentary, “Killer in the Dark: An Extraordinary Effort to Combat Malaria,” in collaboration with the Interfaith Broadcasting Commission. The documentary, originally produced in 2011, is about The United Methodist Church’s work to help make the world malaria-free.

This sequel, set to air on NBC affiliates from May 5 through November 3, reflects new research and scientific advancements in the fight against malaria.

Actress Pauley Perrette, who stars in the top-rated TV series “NCIS,” narrates “Killer in the Dark.” Perrette, an active member of Hollywood United Methodist Church, donated her time and services to the effort. She also narrated the original version of the documentary and remains a passionate supporter of Imagine No Malaria.

“Killer in the Dark” features diverse voices that are working together to stop malaria from killing one person every 60 seconds. Those voices include scientists, advocates and health workers on the frontlines of the effort in both the U.S. and Africa.

The documentary highlights the work of Emory University researchers who have a contract with the National Institutes of Health. It also focuses on the advocacy of Elisabeth Clymer, an 18-year-old college student who is now pursuing a career in global health after involvement with Imagine No Malaria at the local church level changed the course of her life. Additional footage demonstrates how Imagine No Malaria empowers community health workers in Africa to be better equipped to prevent and treat the disease.

“Malaria ravages more than 40 percent of our planet,” said the Rev. Larry Hollon, chief executive of United Methodist Communications, the agency that produced the documentary. “More than 650,000 people are killed by malaria every year in Africa. 85 to 90 percent of these deaths are women and children. Progress is happening thanks in part to the people of The United Methodist Church. Malaria’s death rate is almost half of what it was at the start of the effort.”

Imagine No Malaria has raised more than $31.2 million to date, trained more than 5,800 community health workers and distributed more than 1.2 million mosquito nets in Africa.

Check your local NBC station to find out when “Killer in the Dark” will air in your area and express interest in having them include it in their programming. For more information about Imagine No Malaria, go to imaginenomalaria.org/akillerinthedark.

About Imagine No Malaria
Imagine No Malaria is an initiative of The United Methodist Church to raise $75 million to end preventable deaths from malaria in Africa by 2015. With a comprehensive approach to fighting this killer disease, Imagine No Malaria empowers the people of Africa to improve health infrastructure and achieve a sustainable victory over malaria. For more information, visit ImagineNoMalaria.org.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10700988.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Imagine Being a Young Girl Living in Poverty. Then Add to that, Not Being Able to Afford Feminine Hygiene Products.
2. Number One Provider of Hearing Aids in Medford OR, Imaginears, Announces Launch of New Website
3. Now Open - The IMAGINE Laser Solutions: Central Florida’s Premiere Laser Center
4. Mosquito genetic complexity may take a bite out of efforts to control malaria
5. NIH-supported researchers identify new class of malaria compounds
6. Research suggests malaria can be defeated without a globally led eradication program
7. Putting malaria on the SHELPH
8. Malaria, Typhoid Pose Biggest Threat to Travelers in Tropics
9. Penn team developing new class of malaria drugs using essential calcium enzyme
10. HIV Drug Combo May Help Prevent Malaria Reinfection
11. NIH awards Georgia malaria research consortium up to $19.4 million contract
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... ... LINET, an international leader in healthcare technology and a global supplier of hospital ... , Perfectly suitable for labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum; the revolutionary design of the ... of childbirth. The AVE 2 has many features that help make the birthing process ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... Waco, TX (PRWEB) , ... July 19, 2017 , ... ... announce the availability of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) treatment and dental implants in ... the TRIOS® intraoral scanner and the T-Scan™ by Tekscan®, they can capture details in ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... 19, 2017 , ... Adolfson & Peterson Construction (AP) continues ... As a leader in healthcare construction, AP has successfully built several well-known medical ... Midwest with Josh now on board. , Josh brings over nine years ...
(Date:7/20/2017)... ... ... a fun-filled, action-packed memoir of adventures. “Fidget” is the creation of published author, Carol ... summa cum laude graduate of Gardner Webb University. She has won numerous awards during ... public school, Lynn continued to pursue her love for music through playing piano, harp, ...
(Date:7/18/2017)... , ... July 18, 2017 , ... ... compliance and commercialization, has just announced two more sessions of its “From the ... into risk management activities. Led by David Cronin, Cognition’s CEO, the half-hour public ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/13/2017)... -- RK Logistics Group, Inc. was awarded California ... Fremont, CA headquarters facility where it provides ... San Jose for hi-tech, pharmaceutical and biomedical ... with its Fremont Innovation District, is excited to strategically partner ... to the hundreds of biotech, pharma and biomed companies throughout ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... has awarded grants totaling more than $2 million to 16 ... Hemophilia Awards Program (BHAP). Four U.S. clinicians and researchers from ... Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in ... announced last night during a reception at the International Society ... Germany . ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... CLEVELAND , July 10, 2017  US medical ... billion in 2021, according to Medical Equipment ... released by Freedonia Focus Reports. Continued increases in demand ... the aging of the population and supported by gains ... associated equipment and supplies. New product introductions will also ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: