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 over the past 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.

ExxonMobil’s involvement in the fight against malaria dates back to the construction of the Chad-Cameroon oil pipeline in 2000. More employees were missing work because of malaria than any other health or safety threat. In response, ExxonMobil developed a world-class workplace malaria control program. As a result, ExxonMobil has averted more than 2,000 cases of malaria since 2000, and no employee or contractor has died from malaria since 2007.

More than


people1 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 since 2000

Over the past two decades, ExxonMobil has supported the training of 1 million healthcare workers while distributing more than 15 million bed nets, 5.6 million doses of antimalarial treatments, and more than 4.2 million rapid-diagnostic kits.

We're working together to end malaria


1World Health Organization (WHO). “World malaria report 2022.” 8 December 2022, Accessed 5 April 2023.

All articles about malaria prevention

Impacts of the ExxonMobil Malaria Initiative 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 to ensure people are able to live healthy and productive lives, free from the threat of this deadly disease. 
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 50 percent worldwide since 2000.
World Malaria Day 2021: Celebrating 20 years of partnerships and progress Thanks to the dedication and hard work of the global health community, the world has made significant advancements in the fight against malaria over the last two decades.
An integrated effort to combat malaria Twenty years ago, ExxonMobil joined the global fight against malaria.
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.