Major Progress in Malaria Fight - Report
Malaria mortality rates have dropped by 45 percent globally and by 49 percent in Africa since 2000, and most of the 3.3 million people saved have been children, according to the World Malaria Report 2013 that was released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday.
Although malaria deaths among children under five years of age have dropped significantly, less than 50 percent of households in sub-Saharan Africa have access to bed nets.
World Health Organization, 11 December 2013
Global efforts to control and eliminate malaria have saved an estimated 3.3 million lives since 2000, reducing malaria mortality rates by 45% globally and by 49% in Africa, ... read more »
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