10 July 2014

Roll Back Malaria’s Progress & Impact Series launches at UN Headquarters

Against the background of the annual High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York, health and development leaders from the UN and diplomatic communities launched a new report, titled “The Contribution of Malaria Control to Maternal and Newborn Health.” This latest report in the Roll Back Malaria’s Progress & Impact Series is co-authored by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and shares evidence that intermittent preventive malaria treatment during pregnancy and the use of insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs) can reduce the risk of dying from malaria within the first 28 days of life by 18%. To learn more click here.