Bite Back...

Today is World Malaria Day. Malaria is one of the leading causes of death in the third world, particularly in parts of africa, where it’s the number one killer of children. The crazy thing about this is that it’s completely preventable. A $10 treated net can protect and eliminate the disease for individuals and families who have them; and simple and affordable treatment is available (if made accessible) to those who do contract the disease. In short: this is a killer we should be able to easily eliminate.

Some stats:
  • 350-500 million cases of malaria occur worldwide each year.
  • Malaria causes 20 percent of ALL childhood deaths in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • 90 percent of malaria deaths occur in Africa—nearly 1 million people.
  • Malaria kills 3,000 children each day.

  • Biting back is easy... just $10 will:
  • purchase one insecticide-treated bed net and distribute it to someone who needs it and teach that person how to use it
  • provide education on malaria prevention and control
  • provide treatment of the child’s home with insecticide
  • provide medical treatment if the child becomes infected with malaria

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