S.Con.Res.15 - A concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day, and reaffirming United States leadership and support for efforts to combat malaria as a critical component of the President's Global Health Initiative.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] (Introduced 05/05/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations | House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/28/2011 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.15 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (06/27/2011)
Supports the ideals of World Malaria Day, including the achievable target of ending malaria deaths 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 deaths and prevalence, particularly through the efforts of the President's Malaria Initiative and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.
Welcomes ongoing public-private partnerships to research and 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 and investment in efforts to combat malaria as a critical part of the President's Global Health Initiative.
Encourages members of the international community to sustain and scale up their support for efforts to combat malaria.