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January 2013

  • 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in South Africa

    This weekend the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) kicked off in Johannesburg, where United Against Malaria partners are working hand in hand with the Confederation of African Football (CAF), to ensure that malaria prevention and treatment messages reach millions of football fans throughout Africa.

  • Ahead of Africa Cup of Nations, new support for United Against Malaria in Côte d’Ivoire

    As the Africa Cup of Nations kicks off this weekend in South Africa, United Against Malaria partners in Côte d’Ivoire met yesterday to celebrate new commitments from public and private sector leaders in the fight against malaria.

  • United Against Malaria featured in The Guardian

    Just a week ahead of Africa's biggest football tournament, The Guardian has praised United Against Malaria for its efforts to leverage the mass media and Africa's passion for football to raise awareness about malaria. The British newspaper called the campaign an innovative "bottom-up initiative [that is] increasing the impact of donor dollars."

  • Malaria Safe launched in Tanzania


    In a display of public sector support for malaria control efforts in Tanzania, top government leaders launched the Malaria Safe program in Dar es Salaam on November 29, in collaboration with the NMCP. The event heralded a new level of commitment and collaboration among United Against Malaria partners at the national level. 


  • UAM partners recognized at the CECAFA gala

    Voices successfully organized a CECAFA dinner gala on November 23 in Kampala. The event brought together partners from the private sector, the football fraternity and the Ministry of Health. UAM recognized Ugandan partners during the event and handed over certificates of recognition.