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USAID: Near Zero Malaria Deaths

Featured Use: Photoshare staff was excited  to see that USAID recently select a Photoshare image to promote their new malaria initiative:  Near Zero Malaria Deaths: An Achievable Goal for the 21st Century

In addition to being featured in the Nero Zero initiative he image was featured on the USAID homepage (below), and also included on the Infectious Diseases topic page:

 

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Thank you and congratulations the Photoshare contributor: Gilbert Awekofua !

The grandchildren of Esther Ayoo, a resident of Adit Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp in Minakulu, Northen Uganda, lie under a mosquito net in preparation for bedtime. Different NGOs, including AFFORD, a USAID funded Health Marketing Initiative, give free nets to the camp residents who cannot afford to protect themselves against malaria. The nets keep off mosquitos which spread malaria parasites. © 2007 Gilbert Awekofua, Courtesy of Photoshare

View this image in the collection, here:  http://www.photoshare.org/photo/2007-927