On Thursday, September 15, 2011, USAID Amazon Malaria Initiative (AMI), and Amazon Network for the Surveillance of Antimalarial Drug Resistance (RAVREDA) will commemorate 10 years of successes and lessons learned in the prevention and treatment of malaria in the Amazon Basin.  

On the occasion of World Malaria Day, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), and the George Washington University Center for Global Health (CGH) today launched this year's search for the "2011 Malaria Champions of the Americas."

An interview with Dr. Keith Carter, Senior Advisor, Malaria and other Communicable Diseases  and Dr. Yeni Otilia Herrera, National Coordinator for Malaria, Ministry of Health of Peru about the "Malaria Day in the Americas 2010" was conducted by Susan Soltero (reporter), and aired live during the Program "A Ciencia Cierta" by WALO radio in Puerto Rico on Wednesday, November 3 2010. (Available in Spanish).

Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis Department
Neglected, Tropical and Vector Borne Diseases Unit
Malaria Program