25 Apr 2018

When Sam’s son died of malaria, he made it his mission to educate communities in Kenya about the disease. African scientists, researchers, and community health workers like Sam make progress on malaria vaccine development possible.

Now, three African countries are preparing to pilot the RTS,S malaria vaccine in selected areas to see how best to provide the vaccine to young children. Learn more about the pilot implementation of RTS,S and why it is a critical next step toward a vaccine to combat malaria.