Webinar | Save the Children World Malaria Day

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Save the Children joins the global community in recognizing World Malaria Day -a disease that threatens both pregnant mothers and newborns. World Malaria Day aims to bring global attention to the efforts being made to bring an end to malaria, keep malaria high on the political agenda, mobilize additional resources, and empower communities for malaria prevention and control.

Please join us on April 19, 2022 at 8:00 – 9:00 am EDT for a World Malaria Day 2022 webinar.

Global and in-country malaria experts and implementers from the Asia-Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa will share successes, challenges and lessons learned in implementing locally-led, equitable and resilient malaria services with a focus on reaching the last mile.


  • Opening and closing remarksJanti Soeripto, President and CEO, Save the Children USA
  • Facilitator: Dr. Sara Canavati, Sr. Malaria Advisor, Save the Children USA
  • Keynote speaker: Dr. Rick Steketee, Deputy Global Malaria Coordinator, President’s Malaria Initiative, USAID – The Importance of Community Health Workers and Localization


  • Building resilience in malaria service delivery in Myanmar | Dr. Min Min Thein, Head of Malaria, Global Fund, Save the Children Myanmar

  • Providing equitable access to malaria services for pregnant women in Cote d’Ivoire | Dr. Manasse Kassi, Chief of Party, Global Fund, Save the Children Cote d’Ivoire

  • Innovative approaches to malaria service provision in schools: the Malawi learner treatment kit | Jeanne Long, Director, School Health and Nutrition, Department of Education and Child Protection, Save the Children USA

  • Malaria elimination surveillance in Nepal: reaching populations at risk of malaria equitably | Dr. Suman Thapa, Head of Malaria, Global Fund, Save the Children Nepal

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