World Malaria Day

Date Posted: 4/25/2011

April 25th is a day to remember that approximately 1 million people are killed by the preventable disease malaria each year. It's also a day to take action to put an end to malaria. United Methodists are doing much to stem the tide.


You can be involved through Make Malaria History, a campaign offering a variety of ways to join the effort to eradicate malaria.


Learn more and access resources 


NBC special is scheduled which focuses on efforts against malaria

An NBC TV special, "A Killer in the Dark," will show efforts of United Methodists and others to eliminate suffering from malaria. Presented by the National Council of Churches and produced by United Methodist Communications, the program will be available for local NBC affiliates to air May 1 through mid-November. Church members can contact their local stations and ask them to schedule "A Killer in the Dark."


Watch Promo Video with NCIS actress Pauley Perrette who invites viewers to watch the TV special about the efforts to end deaths from malaria. "A Killer in the Dark" will explore grassroots work and scientific progress to help communities fight the deadly disease.


Available to NBC affiliates in May 2011. For more information visit