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.

More than


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


people have been reached through ExxonMobil programs — with more than $170 million committed in grants between 2000 and 2019

All articles about malaria prevention

An integrated effort to combat malaria Twenty years ago, ExxonMobil joined the global fight against malaria.

Malaria Energy Factor Feb. 10, 2021

20 years of combating malaria This year marks the 20th anniversary of the ExxonMobil Malaria Initiative – a program that has contributed to meaningful advances in fighting the disease. What began as an effort to protect workers and local communities in Chad and Cameroon has evolved into a global initiative.

Malaria Energy Factor Dec. 22, 2020

Our partners are dedicated to reducing malaria's threat Malaria is preventable, treatable and curable. Thanks to better awareness, prevention and treatment tools, malaria mortality rates have dropped by 60 percent worldwide since 2000.

Malaria Article April 29, 2020

ExxonMobil continues support for fight against malaria IRVING, Texas – ExxonMobil said today that it is committing $5.7 million in support for local and global organizations working to eliminate malaria around the world. This year’s grants, announced in conjunction with World Malaria Day, will continue the company’s nearly 20-year effort to reduce the global burden of malaria, a disease that still causes an estimated 435,000 deaths annually despite being preventable, treatable and curable.

Newsroom News April 25, 2019

World Malaria Day 2019: Continuing the fight Malaria is preventable, treatable and curable, yet it continues to impact the lives of millions of people every year. ExxonMobil has invested more than $170 million over almost 20 years to help fight the disease.

Malaria Energy Factor April 25, 2019