The ELCA Malaria Campaign is working together with Lutheran companions in 12 countries in Africa to prevent and control malaria. These malaria programs, supported by ELCA gifts and implemented by our Africa companions, work together with national malaria control programs and other non-governmental organizations whenever possible. This makes it possible for the churches to contribute to the wider Roll Back Malaria (RBM) movement, whose motto is “a global partnership for a malaria-free world.”
Roll Back Malaria’s vision is of a world free from the burden of malaria. Below are some of the objectives that RBM seeks to achieve:
These are laudable objectives, and they are obtainable when global partners come together. The ELCA Malaria Campaign is proud to seek to contribute to this wider network of global partners working to make malaria history.
I highly recommend a new video that was just released by Roll Back Malaria, entitled “Malaria and Poverty.” It lifts up the need for continued support of malaria control and prevention programs, and emphasizes the role that malaria plays in the cycle of poverty. Take three minutes to watch this video now!- See more at: http://blogs.elca.org/malaria/post/rolling-back-malaria-together-25#sthash.K30CQ5M4.dpuf