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Participants 515,110
US$ 139,348,367
Nets 53,339,857

Why malaria?

Malaria kills half a million people every year and 400 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