Steady funding, strategic planning key to continued malaria progress

A new WHO report states that malaria deaths have fallen globally by 60 percent. What does this look like on the ground? Deb Derrick, president of the Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, gives Devex the inside track in this guest column.

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  • Deb Derrick

    Deb Derrick is the former president of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, an advocacy organization dedicated to sustaining and expanding U.S. support for the Global Fund. Derrick serves on the board of the NGO alliance InterAction, and previously served as a senior program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and as executive director of the United Nations Foundation’s Better World Campaign.