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Malaria Champions of the Americas

The Malaria Champions of the Americas Award honors efforts that have significantly contributed towards overcoming the challenges of malaria in communities, countries, and the Region of the Americas.

Recognition is conferred to organizations that emulate best practices and success stories in malaria prevention and control, and provides them and their respective projects with opportunities for capacity building, an expanded network for technical collaboration, and the distinction of being role models and inspirations for the global battle against malaria.

Please note that the call for nominations closed July 12, 2010. The winner will be announced in early November.

2010 Focus

Organizations or collaborations applying innovative approaches to reach high risk groups, including indigenous and mobile populations, are the focus for 2010.


The Malaria Champions of the Americas Award is presented in partnership by the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and the George Washington University Center for Global Health.

PAHEF's Work to Fight Malaria

Read how PAHEF's efforts fight malaria in the Americas.

A Sample of Recent PAHEF Projects in the Region