Community engagement

The fight against malaria

Malaria is preventable, treatable and curable. We support a wide range of prevention, treatment, research and advocacy programs to end deaths from malaria.

ExxonMobil Malaria Initiative

Joining an international effort

Thanks to significant local and global efforts, great progress has been made in reducing the burden of malaria in the last 20 years. But more work remains. As a major employer and investor in many malaria-endemic countries, ExxonMobil has witnessed the devastation of malaria firsthand. That’s why we are part of an international effort to prevent, treat and cure this deadly disease.

435,000

people each year die from malaria, most of them children under 5

125M

people have been reached through ExxonMobil programs — with $170 million committed in grants between 2000 and 2018

All articles about malaria prevention

World malaria day 2017 MPN hosts childrens poster competition Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) recently held a Children's Poster Competition in commemoration of 2017 World Malaria Day. 

Nigeria Oct. 9, 2018

Goaaaal: Tipping the score against malaria Given its popularity, it’s no surprise an organization called Grassroot Soccer is using the sport to impart vital health information to young men and women in developing countries. ExxonMobil is proud to support Grassroot Soccer programming in Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania and Papua New Guinea.

Malaria Energy Factor Aug. 10, 2018

Why this fight still matters: World Malaria Day 2018 Despite significant progress in the fight against malaria since 2000, as of last year nearly half the world’s population was at risk of contracting the disease.

Malaria Energy Factor Apr. 25, 2018

Working cooperatively to end malaria Our team working on malaria eradication got some well-deserved recognition recently when ExxonMobil received the Champion in Sustainability Malaria Programming Award from the Corporate Alliance for Malaria in Africa.

Malaria Blog Apr. 25, 2018

Powering toward a total defeat of malaria In Abuja, the nation’s capital, one piece of this outreach mosaic is the partnership among ExxonMobil, the National Basketball Association and Africare, a nonprofit dedicated to development on the continent. The program, called Power Forward, leverages the power of basketball to teach life and leadership skills, and raises awareness of public health issues to high school students – both boys and girls.

Malaria Energy Factor Jan. 16, 2018