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Malaria has a devastating effect on pregnant women and their babies. Policymakers must prioritize their health.

Last year, a staggering 11.6 million pregnant women were infected with malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, with devastating consequences for both mothers and babies. Unfortunately, very few pregnant women receive preventive antimalarial treatment. Thank you to all those who signed this letter to help us influence top-level decision-makers to increase their efforts to protect more pregnant women from malaria. The letter and signatures will be delivered to heads of state at the African Union Summit in 2023.

1008 signatures have been received.

Documents

Call to Action Media Briefing Question & Answer
03 - 11 - 20
Op-ed: Malaria in Adolescent Girls
09 - 10 - 20
Global Call to Action (2020)
24 - 09 - 20
Malaria in Pregnancy Infographic
23 - 04 - 20

H.E. Madam Rebecca Akuffo-Addo, First Lady of Ghana

Dr Linda Ayade, First Lady of Cross River State, Nigeria

H.E Bamidele Abiodun, First Lady of Ogun State, Nigeria

George Jagoe, Executive Vice President, Access and Product Management, Medicines for Malaria Venture

Lilies Njanga, Africa Director, Malaria No More UK

Eileen Buxton, Nurse and Mother, Ghana 

James Whiting, CEO, Malaria No More UK

Professor Sheila Tlou, Special Ambassador, ALMA

Olivia Ngou, Executive Director, Impact Santé Afrique

Henrietta Fore, Former Executive Director, UNICEF

Helga Fogstad, Executive Director, PMNCH

Angélique Kidjo, Musician and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Marijke Wijnroks, Chief of Staff, The Global Fund

Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Musician and RBM Partnership Goodwill Ambassador

Dr Abdourahmane Diallo, CEO, RBM Partnership to End Malaria

Margaret McDonnell, Executive Director, United to Beat Malaria, UN Foundation