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| 2003 || {{dts|June 9}} || || The documentary "Being Terri", about a child who was badly burned in a fire, airs on British television. This documentary inspires Rob Mather to start the fundraising event "Swim For Terri", which would morph into World Swim Against Malaria (which would later become the Against Malaria Foundation).<ref name="history_page">{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/History.aspx |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=History |accessdate=April 24, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.swimforterri.org/ |title=Swim for Terri |accessdate=April 24, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/20/opinion/20kristof.html |date=July 20, 2008 |publisher=[[wikipedia:The New York Times|The New York Times]] |title=Opinion - Geezers Doing Good |author=Nicholas D. Kristof |accessdate=April 24, 2017 |quote=another general in the war on malaria is Rob Mather, a British management consultant who — thank heaven! — isn't very handy with a TV remote. Mr. Mather was trying to turn off his set in June 2003 when he accidentally flipped to another channel and was riveted by the image of a 5-year-old girl who was struggling to overcome severe burns all over her body.}}</ref> || {{w|United Kingdom}}
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| 2003 || {{dts|December 6}} || Swim Fundraising event || "Swim For Terri" takes place.<ref name="history_page" /> ||
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| 2004 || {{dts|June 24}} || Legal || AMF's Memorandum and Articles of Association (in the United Kingdom) dates to this day.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/downloads/MemorandumOfAssociation.pdf |title=Memorandum and Articles of Association of the World Swim for Malaria Foundation |accessdate=April 24, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|United Kingdom}}
| 2005 || {{dts|July 19}} || Legal || In the United States, the Internal Revenue Service grants tax exempt status to AMF under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/downloads/AMF_Charity_IRSDeterminationLetter.pdf |title=AMF Charity IRS Determination Letter |date=July 19, 2005 |accessdate=April 24, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|United States}}
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| 2005 || {{dts|July 19}} || Money milestone Fundraising || AMF finishes raising its first $1000.<ref name=milestones>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Milestones.aspx?tab=money |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Milestones |accessdate=April 24, 2017}}</ref> ||
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| 2005 || {{dts|October 18}} || Money milestone Fundraising || AMF passes the $10,000 mark in money raised since inception.<ref name="money_milestones" /> ||
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| 2005 || {{dts|November 23}} || Money milestone Fundraising || AMF passes the $100,000 mark in money raised since inception.<ref name="money_milestones" /> ||
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| 2005 || {{dts|December 3}} || Swim Fundraising event || AMF launches World Swim Against Malaria.<ref name="old_about_page" /> ||
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| 2005 || {{dts|December}} || Fundraising event || World Swim for Malaria is reported to have had over 250,000 swimmers and raised over $1 million by this time.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.malaria.org/mac/mac2006.html |title=MALARIA FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL |accessdate=April 25, 2017 |year=2006}}</ref> ||
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| 2006 || {{dts|March 17}} || Money milestone Fundraising || AMF passes the $1 million mark in money raised since inception.<ref name="money_milestones" /> ||
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| 2006 || {{dts|May}} || Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions due to AMF take place. These distributions are done by the [[wikipedia:International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement|Red Cross]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/distributions.aspx |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Distributions |accessdate=April 24, 2017}}</ref> ||
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| 2006 || {{dts|July}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Zambia|Zambia]] take place in [[wikipedia:Livingstone, Zambia|Livingstone]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=8 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Livingstone, Zambia |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|Zambia}}
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| 2006 || {{dts|July}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Uganda|Uganda]] take place in [[wikipedia:Soroti|Soroti]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=7 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Soroti, Uganda |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|Uganda}}
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| 2006 || {{dts|July}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Rwanda|Rwanda]] take place in [[wikipedia:Kigali|Kigali]], the capital city.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=6 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Kigali, Rwanda |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|Rwanda}}
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| 2006 || {{dts|July}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Namibia|Namibia]] take place in [[wikipedia:Caprivi Strip|Caprivi]], [[wikipedia:Kavango Region|Kavango]], and [[wikipedia:Ohangwena Region|Ohangwena]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=5 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Capr/Kava/Ohang, Namibia |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|Namibia}}
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| 2006 || {{dts|August}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Zimbabwe|Zimbabwe]] take place in [[wikipedia:Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe|Victoria Falls]] and [[wikipedia:Mount Darwin, Zimbabwe|Mount Darwin]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=9 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Victoria Falls/Mount Darwin, Zimbabwe |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|Zimbabwe}}
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| 2006 || {{dts|August}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Malawi|Malawi]] take place in [[wikipedia:Blantyre|Blantyre]], [[wikipedia:Mchinji|Mchinji]], [[wikipedia:Nkhotakota|Nkhotakota]], and [[wikipedia:Nkhata Bay|Nkhata Bay]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=4 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Blan/Mch/Nkh/Nkh, Malawi |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|Malawi}}
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| 2006 || {{dts|August}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Kenya|Kenya]] take place in [[wikipedia:Mombasa|Mombasa]] and [[wikipedia:Siaya County|Siaya]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=3 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Mombasa/Siaya, Kenya |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|Kenya}}
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| 2006 || {{dts|August}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Ethiopia|Ethiopia]] take place in [[wikipedia:Amhara Region|Amhara]] and other locations.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=2 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Amh/Tig/Afar/Som, Ethiopia |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|Ethiopia}}
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| 2006 || {{dts|August}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Botswana|Botswana]] take place in [[wikipedia:Kazungula District|Kazungula]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=1 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Kasane/Kazungula, Botswana |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|Botswana}}
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| 2006 || {{dts|August 31}} || Fundraiser (non-swim) Fundraising || The first Madness Against Malaria is announced. Madness Against Malaria is a fundraising tournament inspired by the basketball tournament [[wikipedia:March Madness|March Madness]]. The competition is planned to last from September 2006 to February 2007.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.fightingmalaria.org/news/365.html |title=Madness Against Malaria |accessdate=April 24, 2017 |date=August 31, 2006 |first=Lance |last=Laifer |publisher=Africa Fighting Malaria}}</ref> AMF acts as an operating partner for the tournament and hosts the website.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Madness.aspx |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Madness Against Malaria |accessdate=April 24, 2017}}</ref> 168 teams register for the tournament, which raises $104,000.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/12/giving/12malaria.html |date=November 12, 2007 |publisher=[[wikipedia:The New York Times|The New York Times]] |title=Fighting a Disease of Logistics, He Means Business |author=Jenny Anderson |accessdate=April 25, 2017 |quote=For the inaugural Madness Against Malaria, 168 teams registered (anyone can; teams included sixth-grade students in Philadelphia and hedge fund managers like Whitney Tilson), and the 64 that raised the most money qualified to compete in March 2007. [&hellip;] In the end, more than $104,000 was generated to buy approximately 20,000 insecticide-treated bed nets, a highly effective tool in preventing malaria.}}</ref> ||
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| 2007 || {{dts|January}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Cameroon|Cameroon]] take place in [[wikipedia:Batouri|Batouri]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=24 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Batouri, Cameroon |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || [[wikipedia:Cameroon|Cameroon]]
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| 2007 || {{dts|January 23}} || Legal Recognition || AMF achieves "tax-exempt status as a registered charity" in Canada.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/downloads/WSM_Canada_2.pdf |title=Subject: Notification of Registration The World Swim For Malaria Foundation (Canada) / La Foundation The World Swim For Malaria (Canada) |accessdate=April 27, 2017 |date=January 23, 2007}}</ref> || {{w|Canada}}
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| 2007 || {{dts|February}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Sudan|Sudan]] take place in [[wikipedia:Khartoum|Khartoum]] IDP camps.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=30 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Khartoum IDP camps, Sudan |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || [[wikipedia:Sudan|Sudan]]
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| 2007 || {{dts|February}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:São Tomé and Príncipe|São Tomé and Príncipe]] take place in [[wikipedia:Caué District|Caué]] and other locations.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=35 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Cau/Lem/Can, Sao Tome and Principe |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || [[wikipedia:São Tomé and Príncipe|São Tomé and Príncipe]]
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| 2007 || {{dts|February}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Cambodia|Cambodia]] take place in the [[wikipedia:Siem Reap Province|Siem Reap Province]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=46 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Siem Reap Province, Cambodia |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || [[wikipedia:Cambodia|Cambodia]]
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| 2007 || {{dts|March}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in the [[wikipedia:Democratic Republic of the Congo|Democratic Republic of the Congo]] take place in [[wikipedia:Bukavu|Bukavu]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=49 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.) |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || [[wikipedia:Democratic Republic of the Congo|Democratic Republic of the Congo]]
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| 2007 || {{dts|April}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Madagascar|Madagascar]] take place in [[wikipedia:Mahajanga|Majunga]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=36 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Majunga, Madagascar |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || [[wikipedia:Madagascar|Madagascar]]
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| 2007 || {{dts|April}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Angola|Angola]] take place.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=12 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Angola, Angola |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || [[wikipedia:Angola|Angola]]
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| 2007 || {{dts|May 18}} || Legal Renaming || In the United Kingdom, AMF formally changes its name from "The World Swim for Malaria Foundation" to "The Against Malaria Foundation".<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/downloads/AMF_Charity_UK_ChangeOfNameCertificate.pdf |title=Certificate of Incorporation on Change of Name |accessdate=April 24, 2017}}</ref> || {{w|United Kingdom}}
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| 2007 || {{dts|May}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Nepal|Nepal]] take place.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=40 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Bardiya District, Nepal |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=39 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Kanchnapur District, Nepal |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || [[wikipedia:Nepal|Nepal]]
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| 2007 || {{dts|June}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Indonesia|Indonesia]] take place in [[wikipedia:Mentawai|Mentawai]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=20 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Mentawai, Indonesia |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || [[wikipedia:Indonesia|Indonesia]]
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| 2007 || {{dts|June}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Burundi|Burundi]] take place in [[wikipedia:Gatumba|Gatumba]] and [[wikipedia:Citiboke|Citiboke]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=38 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Gatumba, Burundi |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=33 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Cibitoke, Burundi |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> || [[wikipedia:Burundi|Burundi]]
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| 2007 || {{dts|June}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Ghana|Ghana]] take place.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=42 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Kumasi Tamale, Ghana |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> ||
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| 2007 || {{dts|June}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Senegal|Senegal]] take place in [[wikipedia:Bandafassi|Bandafassi]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=71 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Bandafassi, Senegal |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> ||
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| 2007 || {{dts|October}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Haiti|Haiti]] take place in various locations.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=34 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=W, SE, C Plat,Nippes, Haiti |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> ||
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| 2007 || {{dts|October}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Tanzania|Tanzania]] take place in the Bunda district.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=66 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Bunda district, Tanzania |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> ||
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| 2007 || {{dts|November}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Nicaragua|Nicaragua]] take place in the [[wikipedia:North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region|North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region]].<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=74 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=RAAN, Nicaragua |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> ||
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| 2007 || {{dts|November}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:The Gambia|The Gambia]] take place in the Lower River Region, the North Bank Region, and the Central River District.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=65 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Lower River Region, Gambia |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=56 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=North Bank Region, Gambia |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=50 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=CRD, Sami, Gambia |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> ||
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| 2007 || {{dts|December}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Liberia|Liberia]] take place.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=75 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Maryland, Sinoe, Liberia |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> ||
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| 2008 || {{dts|January 25}} || Social media || The AMF YouTube account is created. AMF would use this account to upload bednet distribution videos and other informational videos.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.youtube.com/user/AgainstMalaria/about |title=AgainstMalaria |publisher=YouTube |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> ||
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| 2008 || {{dts|January}} || New country Mosquito net distribution || The first net distributions in [[wikipedia:Togo|Togo]] take place in Danyi N'Digbe.<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Distribution.aspx?ProposalID=86 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Danyi N'Digbe, Togo |accessdate=April 25, 2017}}</ref> ||
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| 2008 || {{dts|February 8}} || Social media || AMF's first news update dates back to this day. The update announces the launch of the news section of their site, which they call (at least at the time) the "Information Hub".<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/NewsItem.aspx?newsitem=Launching-our-Information-Hub |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=Launching our Information Hub |date=February 8, 2008 |accessdate=April 27, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/News.aspx?Year=2008&Month=2 |publisher=The Against Malaria Foundation |title=News for 2008, February |accessdate=April 27, 2017}}</ref> ||
| 2019 || {{dts|September}} || Mosquito net distribution || AMF prepares distribution of 1.5 million nets in {{w|Congo DR}}'s {{w|Province of Équateur}}.<ref>{{cite web |title=AMF activity update: September 2019 |url=https://www.againstmalaria.com/Newsitem.aspx?NewsItem=AMF-activity-update-September-2019 |website=againstmalaria.com |accessdate=4 November 2019}}</ref> || {{w|Democratic Republic of the Congo}}
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| 2019 || {{dts|November}} || Recognition || {{w|GiveWell}} updates review on AMF, which maintains its status as a top-rated charity.<ref>{{cite web |title=Against Malaria Foundation |url=https://www.givewell.org/charities/amf |website=givewell.org |accessdate=8 December 2019}}</ref> ||
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