World Malaria Day
350-500 million cases of malaria occur worldwide eacy year, and over one million people die, most of them young children in Africa.
Today is a day that should bring awareness to what a massive threat this disease poses to the people of Africa and what we can do over here to help.
Nothing But Nets is an amazing charity that provides mosquito bed nets to people in countries and communities in need. Sometimes all it takes it a simple net to save a life.
To help spread the word, Population Services International (PSI) released this video featuring Ashley Judd to bring attention to the prevention and treatment of malaria: