n South African Medical Journal - Lifeblood: How to Change the World, One Dead Mosquito at a Time, Alex Perry : book review - forum

Volume 102, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



In , TIME's Africa Bureau Chief, Alex Perry, chronicles billionaire-turned-philanthropist Raymond Chambers' efforts in tackling the burden of malaria in Africa, as he pioneered a campaign that saved countless lives and revolutionised the provision of foreign aid in a global context. In a feat of rarely encountered success, the campaign, initiated in 2006, rallied the support of numerous highly influential individuals, corporations and organisations, and saw the distribution of 289 million mosquito nets in 7 of the African continent's countries most severely affected by the illness.

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