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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on May 20, 2014.
Supports the ideals of World Malaria Day, including the World Health Assembly's target to reduce malaria incidence rates by more than 75% by 2015.
Recognizes the importance of reducing malaria to improve child and maternal health, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.
Commends the progress made toward reducing global malaria prevalence and deaths, particularly through the efforts of the President's Malaria Initiative and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.
Supports public-private partnerships to develop more effective and affordable tools for malaria diagnosis, treatment, and vaccination.
Recognizes the goals to combat malaria in the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008.
Supports continued U.S. leadership in bilateral, multilateral, and private sector efforts to combat malaria and to work with developing countries to create long-term strategies to increase ownership over malaria programs.
Encourages members of the international community to sustain and scale up their support for efforts to combat malaria.