Malaria Awareness Day, April 25

In Angola, ERD has partnered with the Anglican Diocese of Angola in the Uige and Cunene provinces. Since the program began in 2006, more than 16,000 insecticide-treated nets have been issued and more than 388 community malaria agents have been taught to educate communities about malaria.

Episcopal Relief and Development, in partnership with Roll Back Malaria, endorses the Global Health Council’s Malaria Community Statement on Africa Malaria Day 2007. The statement is signed by ERD and other organizations fighting the spread of the disease and raising awareness about malaria prevention. Please click here to read the full statement.

Further information on NetsforLifeSM is available here.

To make a contribution to Episcopal Relief and Development’s Malaria Fund, please visit or call 1-800-334-7626, ext. 5129. Gifts can be mailed to: Episcopal Relief and Development, “Malaria Fund”, PO Box 7058, Merrifield, VA 22116-7058.

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