U.S Global Malaria Coordinator Discusses U.S. Investment In Global Fight Against Malaria
In a Malaria Policy Center "Malaria Watch TV" video post, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator Rear Admiral Tim Ziemer "speak[s] with the Malaria Policy Center about the status of the malaria fight and how the U.S. is leading the way against this preventable and treatable disease," the organization writes. The "U.S. government's investment in malaria is critical," Ziemer states in the interview. "If you look at what the United States government is contributing through our bilateral malaria programs, it's the largest donor country ... [T]he near-time focus is to continue to get the funding needed to close the gap on the devastating impact that malaria has around the world," he says (Todd, 8/10).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.