Navigation Links
Malaria No More Names Scott Case Chief Executive Officer
Date:8/22/2008

Entrepreneur to Lead Effort to End Malaria Deaths

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaria No More, an organization working to raise awareness and galvanize support to address the global fight against malaria, announced today it has appointed Scott Case to the post of Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Case, who played a central role in the launch of Malaria No More in December 2006, has served as interim CEO since April 2008.

"Scott has the drive, discipline, management skill and, most importantly, the creativity to help us realize our aggressive but entirely attainable goal of ending malaria deaths," said Malaria No More Chairman Peter Chernin. "This organization is deeply committed to influencing new, bold thinking and driving real change and Scott is completely motivated by the desire to achieve impact. He is the absolute ideal candidate to lead an outfit as ambitious and entrepreneurial as this one."

Under the stewardship of Mr. Case, Malaria No More has achieved several major milestones in the past six months:

-- MNM played a pivotal role in shepherding $5 billion for malaria in the

recent PEPFAR re-authorization bill.

-- MNM worked with Prime Minister Gordon Brown and President Bush to secure

a pledge for 100 million bed nets by December 31, 2010 at the July G8

meeting.

-- MNM raised $10 million for bed nets and educated 40 million Americans

about the disease through the second installment of American Idol Gives

Back.

-- MNM worked with McKinsey and the Global Fund to add a second round of

funding (Round 9) in 2008, which will mean hundreds of millions of

dollars in additional funding for malaria by 2010.

-- MNM recently secured a high profile, global marketing and fundraising

partnership with FC Barcelona and American Youth Soccer Organization.

Scott Case is a well-respected businessman, technologist, inventor, and social entrepreneur. Prior to joining Malaria No More he was a founding partner of Priceline.com, the "Name Your Own Price" Internet service. At the Walker Digital Invention Laboratory, Mr. Case helped build a portfolio of intellectual property, and is a named inventor on dozens of U.S. patents including the underlying technology for Priceline.com.

Mr. Case currently serves as the Chairman of Network for Good, a company that empowers philanthropy through the Internet. The organization has raised more than $175 million in online donations for more than 30,000 non-profit organizations.

About Malaria No More

Malaria No More's mission is simple: to end deaths due to malaria. Malaria No More works to raise the profile of the disease among the public, policymakers, and businesses, while engaging the private sector to provide life-saving mosquito nets and other critical interventions to families in Africa. For more information please visit http://www.MalariaNoMore.org.

Martin Edlund

Director of Communications

Malaria No More

Phone: (212) 710-5891

Mobile: (917) 224-3563


'/>"/>
SOURCE Malaria No More
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. FC Barcelona & FCB Foundation, Malaria No More and AYSO Launch Initiative to Kick it to Malaria
2. Malaria Vaccine Developer Sanaria Inc. and the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute Awarded Collaborative, Multi-Year, US $600,000 NIH Phase I Small Business Innovation Research Grant
3. U of M researchers find cerebral malaria may be a major cause of brain injury in African children
4. Senate Passes Landmark AIDS, TB and Malaria Bill, Says Global AIDS Alliance
5. Malaria prevention reduces anemia and improves educational potential in Kenyan schoolchildren
6. Discovery of key malaria proteins could mean sticky end for parasite
7. World Vision Launches Initiative to Combat Malaria
8. Maternal malaria researcher wins prestigious international prize
9. Researchers block transmission of malaria in animal tests
10. New MRI to debut in African nation of Malawi; will save lives, advance malaria research
11. Viacom to Receive Leadership Award for Business Excellence from The Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for Its 25 Years of Work on HIV/AIDS Education and Advocacy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/10/2016)... ... , ... When faced with having to use a toilet away from home ... body, and contamination of children when they use public toilets. This inspired her to ... people face. , The patent-pending SANI-POCKET enables a person to use a public toilet ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... ... from offices in Pasco and Richland, is initiating a charity drive to support ... resulting from a recent automobile collision. , On October 29th of this ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... Flottman Company ... outserts. As a means of expanding capabilities Flottman has added a G&K ... individually code professional inserts (PIs) and patient package inserts (PPIs) that will marry ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... December 09, 2016 , ... The Justin Veatch Fund announced ... is recommending the film Whispering Spirits and its discussion guide for use ... an education tool in the war against teen drug abuse. NCADD is the ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... ... 2016 , ... An inventor from Cana, Va., wanted to fulfill the need ... park rides. , The patent-pending SAFETY STRAP FOR AMPUTEES improves accessibility. It eliminates discrimination. ... set up in a matter of minutes, or even seconds. The SAFETY STRAP FOR ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/9/2016)... HARRISBURG, Pa. , Dec. 9, 2016 ... today announced temporary regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries under ... The Pennsylvania Bulletin , and are now available ... what is needed in the plan for operation; process ... the dispensary; as well as where the dispensary facilities ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... 2016 Australia Glaucoma Surgery Devices Market ... report, "Australia Glaucoma Surgery Devices Market Outlook to ... Glaucoma Surgery Devices market. The report provides value, ... and average prices (USD) within market segement - ... company shares and distribution shares data for each ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... , Dec. 8, 2016 KEY FINDINGS ... the largest share of the market in 2016 and ... dominance can be attributed to a large number of ... (US hold the largest share in the patient temperature ... benefits such as reducing loss of blood during surgeries, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: