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Participants 538,274
US$ 221,826,096
Nets 102,692,425

Why malaria?

Malaria kills about 400,000 people every year and more than 200 million fall ill. Before bed nets were made available, it was three or more times that. Nets are a proven intervention - a more effective a way of saving lives than any other. There is still a long way to go and every death from malaria is preventable. more

Humanitarian issue

Given the scale of this problem, malaria is clearly a humanitarian issue.

Economic issue

Malaria is also an economic issue. Malaria is the single greatest drag on the economy of Africa. Every $1m spent fighting malaria efficiently improves the GDP - the wealth - of the continent of Africa by $12m. Fighting malaria is a very good investment. more