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MMV’s film on real-world tafenoquine study wins advocacy award at the 7th annual ISNTD festival
ISNTD’s annual festival brings together communication, arts, entertainment and science to help ensure important public health messages reach patients, the public and global health professionals. MMV was awarded the Advocacy award for its film, From science to real life: tackling relapsing malaria in the Amazon. Read the full story.
A gender-transformative approach
Women and girls are uniquely affected by malaria's health, economic and societal impacts. Malaria means a heightened risk of morbidity and mortality for pregnant women and girls and their newborns. This, in turn, contributes to keeping women and girls away from school and work, exacerbating gender inequalities in education and in the workplace, and ultimately intensifying gendered power imbalances in society. MMV works to remedy this with the Malaria in Mothers and Babies (MiMBa) strategy. Read more.
Health systems strengthening
Preparing for the next global disease outbreak
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the term “global health” was often used with reference to low-and-middle-income countries. If the past two years have taught us anything, it is that we are all “global health”—North or South, microbes and particles connect us all, yet resources are unevenly distributed. Investments in combatting diseases that often occur amongst the poorest populations allow countries to build more resilient health systems. These systems can be deployed in response to the next global health emergency. Read more.