Algeria is the second African country after Mauritius to be officially recognized by the World Health Organisation as malaria-free. The certification is granted when a country proves that it has interrupted indigenous transmission of the disease for at least 3 consecutive years. Dr Akpaka Kalu, WHO representative, speaks with allAfrica's Nontobeko Mlambo about Universal Health Coverage, funding and how great leadership is key to achieving malaria-free status.
This is How Universal Health Coverage Led to Algeria Being Malaria-Free
allAfrica, 22 May 2019
Algeria is now the second African country after Mauritius to be officially recognized by the World Health Organisation as malaria-free. The certification is granted when a country… Read more »
Algeria and Argentina Certified Malaria-Free By WHO
WHO, 22 May 2019
Algeria and Argentina have been officially recognized by WHO as malaria-free. The certification is granted when a country proves that it has interrupted indigenous transmission of… Read more »
Indoor residual spraying in Tamanrasset Province: effective vector control is one of the key components of Algeria's elimination success.
Dr. Kalu serves as WHO Coordinator of Malaria Action.
Algeria reported its last cases of indigenous malaria in 2013 and 2010.
This World Malaria Day, the World Health Organisation and partner organisations are promoting a "Zero malaria starts with me" campaign that aims to keep the disease high on the ... Read more »
The Africa Health Agenda International Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, will gather diverse hundreds of stakeholders to address how Africa can accelerate progress toward Universal ... Read more »
The Malaria Consortium is using an integrated approach to deal with malaria in children by using people with limited education and training. Read more »
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