Did you know that malaria kills a child every minute? In this episode, Jonathan Kidwell, senior officer for partnerships and development of United to Beat Malaria, and Dr. Christopher Fasano discuss the dangers posed by mosquitoes, the challenges of fundraising, and the crucial role partnerships play in the fight against this lethal and preventable vector-borne disease.
3:45 Malaria causes, deaths, and the scale of the problem
5:30 Insecticide resistance and other challenges to beating malaria
8:00 How can you participate in World Malaria Day on April 25th
14:05 How the pest control industry and United to Beat Malaria came together at PestWorld
16:15 What partnership with the organization looks like, and the benefits for Pest Control Operators (PCOs)
20:00 Making a difference as pest control and lawn care businesses
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