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Mosquito Nets

There were 216 million global malaria cases in 2016, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report released Nov. 29. This is 5 million more than in 2015, and the first increase since 2010 when there were 237 million cases. The number of deaths from malaria declined in 2016, dropping to 445,000 from 446,000 in […] Read More

Cases of malaria are declining worldwide, yet millions are still infected annually, according to a new U.N. World Health Organization (WHO) report. “On a global scale, the rate of new malaria cases fell by 21 percent between 2010 and 2015. Malaria death rates fell by 29 percent in the same five-year period,” stated Pedro Alonso, […] Read More

Lots of churches are involved in fighting AIDS in Africa, while a more rampant and deadly disease–malaria–goes largely unnoticed, says Charles “T” Thomas, coordinator of the Cooperating Baptist Fellowship of Oklahoma. Malaria is something that Thomas and his family take personally. As missionaries in Upper Volta (now called Burkina Faso) in the 1970s, their oldest […] Read More