According to The Economist, child mortality in Senegal has dropped 40 percent in just five years from 2005-2010, one of fastest reductions the world has ever witnessed. The country had falls of more than eight percent a year since 2005, almost double of the percentage necessary to reach the Millennium Development Goal 4. At Falling Walls, Senegal’s health minister Coll Seck will explain how the immunisation and malaria control are the main reasons for these achievements. Professor Awa Marie Coll-Seck has an unparalleled experience as a specialist in infectious diseases in leading hospitals in Dakar, Senegal and Lyon, France, and as a health policy maker with leading roles at the UNAIDS, the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership, and recognitions like the title of Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite de la République Francaise. As Minister of Health, she reformed the health sector in Senegal activating partnerships involving government, civil society and private sector to implement and expand the public health programmes. In her 15 minutes lecture, her unique vision and experience on how financing for malaria and other major diseases, can help save lives in every endemic country and community.