US is now “past the rhetoric” in fighting malaria worldwideBMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2513 (Published 22 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2513
- Bob Roehr
- 1Washington, DC
Elimination of malaria had been neglected for nearly half a century until speeches by Bill and Melinda Gates in October 2007 put it back on the agenda, the international public health expert Richard Feachem claimed at a 17 June gathering in Washington, DC, that focused on US strategy in combating malaria around the world.
“Their call to arms has changed the nature of the international discussion in a very positive way,” said Sir Richard, now director of the Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco.
The United States is moving from …