About Us

African Media and Malaria Research Network (AMMREN), was formed in November, 2006. It is a network of African journalists and scientists working together to reduce the burden of malaria in Africa.

AMMREN has over the years been actively involved in advocacy on malaria and related diseases on the continent. AMMREN is in Ghana, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Kenya, Senegal, Tanzania, Gambia, Malawi, Nigeria and Mozambique.

Our Vision

To become the leader in the provision of information on malaria research, prevention, control and eradication in Africa.

Our Mission

To promote timely communication of malaria research findings and outcomes in Africa through strengthened collaboration between malaria researchers and journalists.

Key Achievement

Expand its work beyond malaria and is also focusing on other diseases such as Ebola and lifestyle conditions under a new initiative, AMMREN – plus.

OUR KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

The Network has been able to fill the gap between information sharing and feedback on health outcomes to ensure that policy makers, communities and journalists work together to reduce the disease burden in Africa.

Education and Training

Education and Training

AMMREN has been able to train over 300 African journalists and student journalist to report effectively on malaria and health in general.

  • Making an Impact
  • Foundational Services
  • Sustainable Development
Performance Culture

Performance Culture

Commemoration of World Malaria Day annually since 2007, carrying out sensitization programmes on malaria and distributing insecticide-treated bed nets.

  • Help us to help them
  • Service Provision
  • Awareness Creation
Breaking the Health Barriers

Breaking the Health Barriers

Expanding its work beyond malaria and is also focusing on other diseases such as Ebola and lifestyle conditions under a new initiative, AMMREN – plus

  • Going the extra mile
  • Create waves of change
  • Integrated Health Programmes

Our Other Achievements

    1. Build the capacity of African journalists to design and implement malaria and health-related projects.
    1. Create a platform for journalists and scientists to work together to eliminate malaria from Africa.
    1. Produce documentaries on malaria for broadcast globally.
    1. Publish over 18 editions of its flagship magazine ‘Eyes on Malaria’ and circulated more than 10,000 copies globally. It is also online at www.eyesonmalaria.org.