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2020 : 21 Countries Will Be Malaria Free

Who Report Shows 21 Countries Could Become Malaria Free By 2020

21 countries are in a position to eliminate malaria, including 6 countries in the African Region, where the burden of the disease is heaviest, WHO estimated in World Malaria Day report released on Monday.

Malaria, Mosquitoes, And Microbiota Control

Every year on April 25th, the world comes together to mark the fight against one of humanity’s greatest health threats: malaria.

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Goodbye Malaria A Joint Anti-Malaria Initiative To Tackle Africa's Smallest Killer

A South African initiative called Goodbye Malaria partnered with the University of Pretoria and the Mozambican government department of Health

We’Re Winning The War On Malaria — And Saving Millions Of Lives In The Process

Usually, days designated to raise awareness for a specific disease are depressing affairs. It seems like that should be doubly true today, on World Malaria Day: It's a disease so devastating that some scholars estimate it has killed half of all pe...

On World Malaria Day, A Push To Eliminate Malaria

A year after the World Health Assembly resolved to eliminate malaria from at least 35 countries by 2030, WHO is releasing a World Malaria Day report that shows this goal, although ambitious, is achievable. In 2015, all countries in the WHO Europea...

Pune Launches Special Action Plan For Five Most Malaria-Affected Districts

‘End Malaria For Good’ being the theme for World Malaria Day (April 25), the state health department has zeroed in on five districts where the vector borne disease has been persistent—Gadchiroli, Chandrapur, Raigad, Gondia and Thane. From January ...

Sun Pharma, Icmr Ink Pact For Malaria Free India Initiative

Sun Pharma yesterday signed a public-private-partnership (PPP) agreement with Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for Malaria Free India initiative and other innovation in preventive health. The PPP stakeholders will jointly undertake malari...

Over 32,000 Suffered From Malaria In Chhattisgarh From January To March: Government

Raipur, Apr 26: Over 32,000 people in Chhattisgarh suffered from malaria in the first three months this year, prompting the state government to draft an action plan to get rid of the disease by 2030. “As many as 32,604 cases of malaria, both criti...

Cleanliness Contest Commemorates World Malaria Day - The Morung Express

Dimapur, April 25 (MExN): To commemorate World Malaria Day which is celebrated on April 25, inter-ward cleanliness competitions were held in Mokokchung and Dimapur (urban) with the theme ‘Think. Plan. Create. A Malaria free Environment’. Dr. S. Ma...

Nigeria Urged To Focus On Malaria As Other Countries Edge Towards Elimination

Donors and governments must continue to fund the fight against malaria in Nigeria, where, despite impressive progress in reducing the number of deaths, about 100,000 people still die from the disease every year, says the head of the Malaria Consor...

How The Private Sector Can Help End Malaria For Good

As the global health director of a large multi-national corporation, our employees are faced with challenges posed by these tiniest of species and the diseases they carry. These days, I am concerned by news of the mosquito-borne Zika virus spreadi...

World Still Far From Eliminating Malaria: Un Chief - Xinhua | English.News.Cn

A woman carrying a baby holds a treated mosquito net during a malaria prevention action at Ajah in Eti Osa East district of Lagos, on April 21, 2016.

Namibia Reduces Malaria Deaths - The Namibian

MALARIA cases and deaths have been reduced by 98% and 95% respectively from 2001 until 2015. This was said by deputy health minister Juliet Kavetuna during the commemoration of World Malaria Day at Outapi in the Omusati region on Friday. She said ...

Rayagada District Report Glosses Over Malaria Toll

RAYAGADA: The report of Health Department of Rayagada district administration on malaria death for 2011-2015 belies the ground reality. While the report submitted to the Government claims that the toll due to the disease has been steadily declinin...

Reuters - Malaria Deaths Rising In Angola As Health Crisis Spreads

(Reuters) – Deaths from malaria in Angola this year look set to outstrip 2015 as a health crisis that includes one of the country’s worst yellow fever outbreaks in decades spreads, the World Health Organisation said. Angola recorded 2,915 deaths f...

We Can Beat Malaria If We Move Faster | Devex

We have made great progress in recent years in combating malaria. The number of deaths globally has fallen by 60 percent and the number of malaria cases by 37 percent since 2000. It’s within our reach to eradicate malaria altogether. But a threat ...

It's Time To Rid The World Of Malaria For Good

What would be a good night for Jeremy Corbyn in the local elections? It’s the question that I get asked more often than any other when going through the responses for the “You Ask Us” section of our podcast. On the one hand, Corbyn’s arch critics ...

The Quest For A Malaria Vaccine Continues | Oupblog

The 2016 World Malaria Report estimates that there were approximately 215 million cases of malaria and 438,000 deaths in 2015. The majority of deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa and among young children, and malaria remains endemic in around 100 c...

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2020 : 21 Countries Will Be Malaria Free

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WHO report shows 21 countries could become malaria free by 2020