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Sports Illustrated and the UN Foundation support anti-malaria campaign in Africa

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The video shows American sportswriter and author, Rick Reilly’s trip to Nigeria for Sports Illustrated to see the impact of the Nothing But Nets anti-malaria program.

Through his trip to Nigeria, the American sportswriter Rick Reilly sees the processes and people involved in the Nothing But Nets campaign – distributing nets, hanging the nets, educating communities about their use. The Nothing But Nets campaign, an initiative of Sports Illustrated and the UN Foundation, started as a response to an article about bed nets in Sports Illustrated. Additionally, many other UN agencies are involved in this initiative to prevent deaths from Malaria.