Articles by Jeffrey Sachs

Topic: Malaria

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"Zero new HIV infections among children can be a reality," with Michel Sidibé, CNN, September 16, 2013.

"1 million community health workers in sub-Saharan Africa by 2015," with Prabhjot Singh, The Lancet, March 29, 2013. [Download PDF here]

"The One-Million Community Health Worker Campaign," with Prabhjot Singh, Global Health and Diplomacy, Winter 2013. Download as [PDF]


"Achieving universal health coverage in low-income settings," The Lancet, September 8, 2012. Download as [PDF]

"Aid Works," Project Syndicate, May 30, 2012. Download as [PDF]

"Primary Health Care in Low-Income Countries: Building on Recent Achievements," Journal of the American Medical Association, May 16, 2012. [Download as PDF]

"Global health within our grasp, if we don't give up," CNN Opinion, May 9, 2012. [Download as PDF]

"The effect of an integrated multisector model for achieving the Millennium Development Goals and improving child survival in rural sub-Saharan Africa: a non-randomised controlled assessment," with Paul M Pronyk, Maria Muniz, Ben Nemser, Marie-Andrée Somers, Lucy McClellan, Cheryl A Palm, Uyen Kim Huynh, Yanis Ben Amor, Belay Begashaw, John W McArthur, Amadou Niang, Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, Prabhjot Singh, and Awash Teklehaimanot. The Lancet, May 8, 2012. Download as [PDF]

"Breakthrough in Saving Lives in Rural Africa," Huffington Post, January 17, 2012. [Download as PDF]


"Politicians just don't care enough to tackle this scourge," The Independent, November 30, 2011. [Download as PDF]

"Washington Leaves Millions to Die," Huffington Post, November 25, 2011. [Download as PDF]


"Improving Empirical Estimation of Demographic Drivers: Fertility, Child Mortality & Malaria Ecology," with Gordon McCord and Dalton Conley. August 2010
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"Good News on Malaria Control." Scientific American. August 2009.

"The New Global War on Malaria" with Raymond G. Chambers, in Realizing the Right to Health, Volume 3, Andrew Clapham and Mary Robinson, eds. ruffer & rub, Zurich 2009
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"3 billion poor people need world's help." 20 March 2009. [Download as PDF]


"Millennium Goals at the Midpoint." Scientific American. August 2008.

"Safety in Numbers." Time. 28 August 2008. [Download as PDF]

"A Deadline on Malaria." Scientific American. July 2008.

"A User's Guide to the Century." The National Interest. 2 July 2008. [Download as PDF]

"Primary Health for All." Scientific American. January 2008. [Download as PDF]

"Paths to Peace Through Compassion, Cooperation and Sustainable Development." SGI, 24 January 2009.


"Scaling up Malaria Control in Africa: An Economic and Epidemiological Assessment," with Awash Teklehaimanot and Gordon C. McCord. The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 77(Suppl 6), 2007, pp. 138–144. [Download Paper as PDF]
This article was also published as NBER Working Paper 13664, December 2007.
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"Ending Malaria Deaths in Africa." Scientific American. October 2007. [Download as PDF]

"What a Little Fertilizer Can Do." Time. 26 July 2007.
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"Malaria Control Calls for Mass Distribution of Insecticidal Bednets," with Awash Teklehaimanot and Chris Curtis. The Lancet. 21 June 2007.
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"Enough Excuses, Canada." The Ottawa Citizen. 13 June 2007.
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"Africa's Lagging Demographic Transition: Evidence from Exogenous Impacts of Malaria Ecology and Agricultural Techonology," with Dalton Conley and Gordon C. McCord. NBER Working Paper 12892. February 2007.

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"The $10 Solution." TIME Magazine. 4 January 2007. [Download as PDF]


"Net Gains." The New York Times. 29 April 2006. 
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"Incorporating a Rapid-Impact Package for Neglected Tropical Diseases with Programs for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria," with Peter Hotez, David H. Molyneux, Alan Fenwick, Eric Ottesen and Sonia Ehrlich Sachs. PLoS Medicine, 3(5): e102. February 2006.
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The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time, The Penguin Press: New York, 2005.

Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, UN Millennium Project, (Director),  Earthscan: New York, 2005.

"The Cost of Making the Poor Pay," SciDev.Net, with Awash Teklehaimanot & Gordon McCord, October 31, 2005.
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"Why Aid Does Matter," BBC Online, 11 September 2005.
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"The Development Challenge", Foreign Affairs, March/April 2005.
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"The End of Poverty," Time, March 14, 2005.
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"An accountable approach to aid," Financial Times, January 24, 2005.
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"The Millennium Project: A plan to meet the Millennium Development Goals," Lancet, Vol. 365, January 22, 2005.
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"A Practical Plan to End Poverty," Washington Post, January 17, 2005.
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"Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: The Case of Malaria," New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 352, No. 2, January 13, 2005.
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"The Class System of Catastrophe," Time, January 10, 2005.
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"Health in the Developing World: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals," Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Volume 82, No. 12, December 2004.
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"How to Halve World Poverty," The Economist -- The World in 2005, November 2004.
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"The Malaria Gap," with Pia Malaney and Andrew Spielman, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 71(Suppl. 2), pp. 141-146, August 2004.
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"A Global Index of the Stability of Malaria Transmission," with Anthony Kiszewski, Andrew Mellinger, Andrew Spielman, Pia Malaney, and Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Vol. 70, No. 5, pp. 486-498, May 2004.
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"Third World Disease," Ob.Gyn. News May 1, 2004.
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“New Challenges 1: The Millennium Development Goals - How Far We Have Come,” Development Cooperation Ireland Annual Report 2003.
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"Mobilization of Domestic and Donor Resources for Health," World Bank Viewpoint, October 2003. [Download as PDF]

"A Miserly Response to a Global Emergency," Financial Times, July 17, 2003.
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"Scaling-up coverage with insecticide-treated nets against malaria in Africa: who should pay?" with Christopher Curtis et al., The Lancet: Infectious Diseases, Vol. 3, No.5, May 1, 2003.
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"Institutions Don't Rule: Direct Effects of Geography on Per Capita Income," NBER Working Paper 9490, January 2003.
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"A New Global Effort to Control Malaria," Science, Vol. 298, 4 Oct, 2002.
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"Improving the Health of the Global Poor.Science.   March 15, 2002.
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"The Economic and Social Burden of Malaria" with Pia Malaney, Nature, Vol. 415, no. 6872, Feb. 7, 2002.
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"A New Global Commitment to Disease Control in Africa," Nature Medicine, Vol. 7 No. 5, May 2001.
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"Institutions and Geography: Comment on Acemoglu, Johnson and Robinson," with John W. McArthur, NBER Working Paper 8114, February 2001.
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"The Economic Burden of Malaria," with John Luke Gallup, The Supplement to The American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Vol. 64, No. 1, 2, pp. 85-96, January/February 2001 
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(previously "The Economic Burden of Malaria" with John Luke Gallup, CID Working Paper No. 52, July 2000 [PDF], previously "The Economic Burden of Malaria," with John Gallup, in Harvard International Review,Winter 1998/1999, pp. 56-61, and previously "The Economic Burden of Malaria," with John Luke Gallup, mimeo, October 1998 [PDF]) .


"Helping the World's Poorest." The Economist, August 1999. [Download as PDF]

"Investing in the World Health Organization," with Barry Bloom, David Bloom, and Joel Cohen, in Science, Vol. 284, 7 May 1999.
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"A Cure for Indifference," with Michael Kremer, Financial Times, May 5, 1999.
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"The Changing Global Distribution of Malaria: A Review," with Amar Hamoudi, CID Working Paper No. 2, March 1999.
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"Global Capitalism: Making it Work," Economist, September 12, 1998.
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"Investing in Health for Economic Development: Time for US Action." Global HealthLink. March-April 2002. [Download as PDF]