Malaria Zero partners have extensive experience and expertise in the control and elimination of malaria and other diseases, as well as a long-standing presence in Hispaniola. Each partner has a distinct and important role to play to reach the goal of malaria elimination by 2020.
The National Malaria Control Program (PNCM) of the Ministry of Public Health and Population of Haiti (MSPP) is the national entity charged with malaria control. Its primary responsibility is to define the policy for the fight against malaria, coordinating interventions across Haiti. The program is made up of a collaborative structure and benefits from a positive political environment enriched with the support of the country’s departmental health facilities.
The National Center for the Control of Tropical Diseases (CENCET) of the Dominican Republic is the organizational entity within the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance responsible for the prevention and control of malaria, dengue (entomological surveillance and vector control), intestinal parasites (soil-transmitted helminths), schistosomiasis (bilharzia) and the elimination of lymphatic filariasis.
The CDC Foundation advances the mission of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through philanthropy and public-private partnerships that protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. Established by Congress more than two decades ago, the CDC Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization that has launched 800 programs and raised more than $620 million through partnerships with philanthropies, corporations, organizations and individuals. The CDC Foundation currently manages nearly 300 CDC-led programs in the United States and in 75 countries.
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), founded in 1902, is the world’s oldest international public health agency. It provides technical cooperation and mobilizes partnerships to improve health and quality of life in the countries of the Americas. PAHO is the specialized health agency of the Inter-American System and serves as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO). Together with WHO, PAHO is a member of the United Nations system.
A not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in over 80 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy, human rights and economic opportunity; preventing diseases; and improving mental health care. The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide.
The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems and expanding access to care and treatment in the developing world. CHAI’s solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to lifesaving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment programs.
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. The school's mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.
The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is the oldest school of public health and the oldest school of tropical medicine in the U.S. The school’s mission is to advance public health knowledge, promote health and well-being, and prevent disease, disability, and premature mortality. Promoting global health is at the core of all of the school’s activities, throughout its six departments and numerous centers and institutes, as evidenced by the school’s tagline, “a global commitment to public health.”
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