Imagine No Malaria Supporters to "Cover the Net" on World Malaria Day

Imagine No Malaria asks supporters to #CovertheNet to raise awareness across social media about this killer disease that claims the life of a child every 60 seconds.

Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 16, 2014

Imagine No Malaria Asks Supporters to “Cover the ‘Net” for World Malaria Day

As World Malaria Day approaches on April 25, Imagine No Malaria is asking supporters to #CovertheNet to raise awareness across social media networks about this killer disease that claims the life of a child every 60 seconds.

Imagine No Malaria has created resources that make it easy for advocates to create social media buzz about this life-saving cause. Here’s how to join the effort to help #CovertheNet:

Add a special World Malaria Day Twibbon to Twitter and/or Facebook profile photos to spread the word. (Get your Twibbon)

Help shout out a powerful message on Twitter and Facebook via Thunderclap. If enough people sign up to support it, Thunderclap will blast out a timed Facebook post or tweet from Imagine No Malaria supporters on April 25 – all at the same time – creating a giant wave of attention. (Join our Thunderclap)

Change your Facebook cover image using the one we have posted on our Facebook page at Facebook.com/imaginenomalaria. Like our page and check back during the week leading up to World Malaria Day for shareable videos and photo posts.

#CovertheNet with prayers for those at risk of death from malaria by posting a prayer on the Imagine No Malaria Facebook wall Facebook wall on or leading up to April 25.

Imagine No Malaria is an extraordinary ministry of the people of The United Methodist Church that is dedicated to eliminating deaths from malaria in Africa through prevention, treatment, education and communication. Through generous support, this goal has never been closer in reach. Malaria’s death rate is half of what it was in 2006; however, there is more work to be done as this preventable disease still claims a life every 60 seconds.

To learn more, follow Imagine No Malaria on Facebook, go to Twibbon, or join the conversation online using the hashtag #CoverTheNet.

About Imagine No Malaria
Imagine No Malaria is an extraordinary ministry of the people of The United Methodist Church, putting faith into action to end preventable deaths from malaria in Africa, especially the death of a child or a mother. With a comprehensive approach to fighting this killer disease, Imagine No Malaria empowers the people of Africa to improve health infrastructure and achieve a sustainable victory over malaria.

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