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World Malaria Day: 3.3 billion still at risk

Every 45 seconds, a child dies somewhere in the world from malaria and 3.3 billion people are still at risk from this deadly disease. It continues to kill nearly 700,000 people every year, primarily children under the age of five, despite the fact that there are options for treatment and prevention.

Photo of the Day: The drive for universal bed-net coverage in Cross River State, Nigeria

Every day, we publish a photo to show the Red Cross at work across the country or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! A team of volunteers from the Nigerian Red Cross is going door-to-door in Ugep, Nigeria to distribute and ...

Photo of the Day: Preventing the spread of malaria

Today’s photo is courtesy of the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) Today is World Malaria Day – a day to bring awareness about a disease that affects millions lives and negatively impacts entire communities throughout the world. ...

Photo of the Day: Silent scourge, fighting Malaria in Central African Republic

Every day, we publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the country or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know. The apparent tranquility is deceptive. Half of the 12,000 inhabitants have either fled other parts of the Ce...

Tech Talk: Collecting malaria data? There's an app for that!

*Every week, Red Cross Tech Talk looks at different technology or social media tools that pertain to the work we do at the Red Cross. Have an idea? Please let us know!*Guest blog by Michael Tomascik, Public Affairs, OttawaTexting, gaming, internet ca...

The Red Cross Round-up

The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world.ETHIOPIA: The Ethiopian Red Cross Society is getting ready to start distributing food and water to drought affected communities. An emergency a...

Photo Tuesday: From Liberia

 Every Tuesday, we publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the province or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! The Canadian Red Cross has been working with the Liberian Red Cross on a net distribution campaign...

World Malaria Day - April 25

*Guest blog by Chris Hilton, Canadian Red Cross Today is World Malaria Day, an opportunity to highlight the amazing progress that has been made toward the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals, which include the target to reduce preventable...

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