Malaria


CCP's Alice Payne Merritt addresses a recent U.S. State Department event entitled Mission Mosquito.

Using Communication to Zap Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Experts, including some from CCP, came together for Mission Mosquito, a global health security and public communication forum hosted by the U.S. Department of State, which sought to address how innovative health communication approaches and partnerships can help improve responses to mosquito-borne diseases.


Marietta Moore Yekee

Marietta Moore Yekee, 1952-2018

Yekee, a longtime CCP staffer in Liberia, was beloved by her colleagues. “She was magnetic," one recalled. "She had a knack for bringing people together."


Two workers in Tanzania take down a bed net in order to see how it's holding up after one year in use to prevent malaria.

The Net Detectives

Insecticide-treated bed nets are considered our most-effective weapon against malaria, responsible for 68 percent of the reduction in malaria cases...

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