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World Leaders Pledge 3 Billion Dollars for Malaria Control

by Rajashri on  September 26, 2008 at 1:09 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
An ambitious global plan to drastically cut malaria deaths around the world received a fillip when world leaders who had gathered for an anti-poverty summit on Thursday pledged to commit nearly three billions dollars for the purpose.
 World Leaders Pledge 3 Billion Dollars for Malaria Control
World Leaders Pledge 3 Billion Dollars for Malaria Control
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The funds, which include 1.1 billion dollars from the World Bank, will be used to support rapid implementation of the first ever Global Malaria Action Plan (GMAP), a new strategy that can save more than 4.2 million lives between 2008 and 2015, sponsors said.

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Source: AFP
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