United States - "Malaria Awareness Day", 25 April
All-day display at Capitol or Congressional office building
Evening reception for networking with Congress members and staff
Contact : Nicole Bates, Malaria Roundtable
American Idol - Idol Gives Back
American Idol will raise awareness of the effects of poverty on children in the US and Africa, including raising funds for malaria prevention. A special results show featuring performances by famous artists coincides with Africa Malaria Day.
Seattle Community Commemoration
Nothing But Nets
On Africa Malaria Day Nothing But Nets will launch a multi-city, grassroots initiative to raise awareness and ask individuals to Send a Net and Save Life. Nothing But Nets also has an Idol Watch Party Toolkit available - Watch American Idol and save lives - host a Nothing But Nets Watch Party on April 25th at 8:00 PM ET.
Brown Bag Seminar
Stone House Conference Room (Building 16)
Contact : Sonia Madera, FIC/Division of International Reletions
Tel.: 301 496 4784
Malaria No More
Events on Malaria Awareness Day in the USA
Children for Children - Sweat for Nets
New York City
Large-scale volunteer event to raise awareness about malaria through art, education, and hands-on service projects.
Contact : Erik Zimmerman, Children for Children
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Kingston based BUY-A-NET (BAN) is organizing the first Canadian commemoration of World Malaria Day to be held at St.George's
Cathedral in Kingston with host Jim Elyot and musical guests, African Voices and Dragon Drummers. Proceeds of the event will go entirely to place long lasting insecticide treated bed nets in the village of Mulete, in Mubende District, Uganda.
Contact Debra Lefebvre
Spread the Net
Belinda Stronach, Rick Mercer, UNICEF Canada and Toronto Mayor David Miller will be joined by Canada's newest Spread the
Net Ambassadors and corporate partners on Africa Malaria Day in front of Toronto City Hall, Wednesday, April 25 at 12:35 pm.