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Malaria Community Applauds Clinton's $1 Billion a Year Pledge; Invites Other Candidates to Make Malaria Commitments
Date:11/29/2007

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton today pledged to expand the U.S. government commitment to malaria to US$1 billion a year if elected, setting the goal of ending malaria-related deaths in Africa by the end of her second term. The campaign said this funding would be in addition to U.S. government support of malaria control through the World Bank and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, which finances the majority of malaria control efforts around the world.

Health ministers, heads of agencies, and other leaders in the global fight against malaria gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this week for the 13th Roll Back Malaria Board Meeting reacted to the news.

"The Roll Back Malaria Partnership applauds Hillary Clinton's bold commitment to fight malaria," said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Minister of Health of Ethiopia and Chair of the RBM Partnership Board. "This week's meeting has been all about planning for the aggressive scale up of malaria control and Sen. Clinton's pledge is evidence of growing support for that effort."

"With powerful new tools, effective models for control, and expanded financial resources, we are poised to win the fight against malaria," said Dr Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Executive Director of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership. "$1 billion a year from the U.S. government will contribute significantly toward ending malaria deaths in Africa."

"It's encouraging to see a leading U.S. presidential candidate step out with such a bold commitment on malaria," said Rajat Gupta, Chairman of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. "We have the opportunity to eliminate malaria as a global health concern but we'll need continued American leadership to do it."

"All the pieces are falling into place to end malaria deaths in Africa," said Ray Chambers, co-Chairman of Malaria No More. "We have the knowledge, the tools, an
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