A woman sits with her daughter at a malaria clinic.

In Uganda, a Save the Children mobile health clinic moves from place to place around the vast Imvepi refugee settlement to bring vital health care to the most vulnerable in the South Sudanese refugee community, including baby Rose* who was treated for malaria.

World Malaria Day

Shocking numbers of children are dying of entirely preventable diseases. One of them, malaria, is a leading causes of death for children under 5.

In the United States, it’s virtually unheard of that diseases such as malaria kill children. But in low-income countries, preventable diseases like malaria are their biggest killers. The majority of children affected are poor, from marginalized ethnic groups or living in remote places with limited access to health services that could save their lives.

When is World Malaria Day?

World Malaria Day is April 25 2021

What is World Malaria Day?

World Malaria Day is a day when we recognize the global efforts and continued investments made to wipe out malaria. 

With your support, our teams are working in some of the toughest situations and most in-need communities in the world to change these outcomes for children. Our child health programs focus on empowering frontline health workers to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malaria. When disasters strike, our emergency response teams are on the ground working to prevent disease outbreaks and ensure children have access to healthcare.

There are many ways you can help us provide lifesaving care to children at risk for malaria. 

Make a Donation on World Malaria Day

$40 - Mosquito Nets
can provide protection to a family from malaria-carrying mosquitoes.

$50 - Malaria Treatment
can help provide a treatment to a child suffering from this mosquito-borne disease.

$75 - Clean Water Fund
can support a fund that works to eliminate water water-borne illnesses like malaria.

$300 - Stock a School Clinic
can provide the medial supplies needed to meet the immediate health needs of rural children.

Our Work to Provide Malaria Treatment to Children, Families and Communities

Mobile Health Clinics in Uganda are Treating Children with Malaria

Nearly 5.6 million children under the age of 5 die each year from preventable and treatable causes such as malaria. Baby Rose* was almost one of those children. Through global health programs, Save the Children continues to be at the forefront of global efforts to end preventable child deaths. In Uganda, a Save the Children mobile health clinic moves from place to place around the vast Imvepi refugee settlement to bring vital health care to the most vulnerable in the South Sudanese refugee community, including baby Rose.

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