Through the mobilization of resources, businesses are contributing to the achievement of national targets and can inspire other partners to join efforts to eliminate the disease on the continent once and for all, addsYacine Djibo, Executive Director of Speak Up Africa.
On the occasion of World Malaria Day, the Ecobank Group, the RBM Partnership to End Malaria and Speak Up Africa are calling on companies to join the Zero Malaria Businesses Leadership Initiative to support the fight against malaria in their country to
Accelerate economic development in a sustainable and equitable manner
Stop children dying from this entirely preventable and treatable disease
End this eliminable illness by leveraging your companys skills and resources
A malariafree Africa by 2030 is only possible with the support of the private sector
About the Zero Malaria Businesses Leadership Initiative
Led by Ecobank Group and Speak Up Africa and in collaboration with the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, Zero Malaria Businesses Leadership Initiative supports the second pillar, private sector engagement, of the Zero Malaria Starts With Me campaign, launched in Senegal in 2014 and endorsed by the African Union in 2018.
We have the means to end malaria for a more just and equitable world, said Ak Natond, member of the Benin National Assembly.
Diversifying funding sources
To address this challenge, the Ecobank Group, the RBM Partnership to End Malaria and Speak Up Africa launched the Zero Malaria Businesses Leadership Initiative to engage businesses of all sizes to contribute financially to the efforts of national malaria control programs.
On the occasion of World Malaria Day, Speak Up Africa and its partners reiterate the urgency to mobilize communities, political leaders and private businesses to develop and support innovative funding initiatives to end malaria.
Significant progress has been made in the control of malaria through joint efforts of global actors and national programs.
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