G8 Leaders Challenged to Tackle Maternal & Child Health Issues at Summit
Svetlana Kuznetsova, two time Grand Slam champion and former World Number 2 ladies tennis player, took on a surprising new opponent in the build up to Wimbledon – Mozzy Man. Watch as Svetlana enjoys a convincing win against Malaria No More UK’s Mozzy Man in a dramatic two set defeat at the AEGON International at Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club, Eastbourne.
It has been announced that the “Celebrate Africa—The Grand Finale Concert” in Johannesburg on 9 July 2010 will be organised in support of United Against Malaria. The Concert aims to help generate further support and awareness in the fight against malaria. The Concert will feature the multi-award winning Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli and special guests including the celebrated Canadian singer/songwriter Bryan Adams, and South Africa’s own soprano sensation, Pretty Yende.
Malaria No More UK and Rockhopper TV have produced a seven minute film which shows how funds raised from the British Public are helping in the fight against malaria.
The Sun reported today:
David Cameron last night backed The Sun and Terry Venables’ World Cup charity single If I Can Dream — and vowed to download it.
British tennis champion Andy Murray stars in a new advert for Malaria No More UK to raise funds to help save lives in Africa. The advert sees the World’s No.4 ranked player on court and building up for a big serve but he is missing a vital ingredient – a net. Andy goes on to perform a series of rarely seen tricks while he waits for a net to highlight the need for nets as vital tools to stop the spread of malaria in Africa. The 42 second advert can be seen now on www.netsneeded.co.uk.
Malaria No More UK was delighted to be the main recipient charity for the 2010 Crathes Vintage Car & Motorcycle Rally, organised by the Rotary club of Banchory-Ternan and sponsored by Sterling Resources.
Over the past eight months Malaria No More UK has been working with the first ever intake of Faiths Act Fellows. Of ten UK based Fellows, eight have been supporting our work through multi-faith awareness and fundraising activities, bringing different faith communities together to achieve some great results!