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Today on Capitol Hill: The Malaria Forum
Date:4/21/2009

- Interdisciplinary team of experts joins forces to discuss the latest tools to combat this preventable but deadly disease -

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today on Capitol Hill Congressmen Don Payne and John Boozman, co-chairs of the Congressional Malaria Caucus, join global pharmaceutical company sanofi-aventis and the non-profit Drugs for Neglected Disease initiative (DNDi) to host the Malaria Forum. The Malaria Forum offers an important opportunity to gain insights on health initiatives and partnerships that are focused on combating this dreaded disease worldwide.

Every year, as many as one million people die from malaria and another 300-500 million suffer from it. Malaria remains the leading cause of death for children under the age of five in Africa, and kills one child every 30 seconds worldwide.

The sanofi-aventis group has been present in Africa for decades and extensively in countries affected by malaria. In 2001, the Impact Malaria initiative, the first program from the sanofi-aventis Access to Medicines team was created mobilizing the company's expertise and resources to fight diseases including malaria.

DNDi, an independent, non-profit pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) organization, has been involved in developing and making available needs-adapted treatments for a group of deadly neglected diseases traditionally ignored by market-driven mechanisms for drug development. Since its founding in 2003, DNDi has already developed and made available two antimalarial medicines while reaching out in partnership to those in the remotest areas in Africa as well as the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.

Dr. Francois Bompart, who is part of the sanofi-aventis group's Access to Medicine team, will discuss the importance of educating communities, healthcare professionals and families about mala
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