Getting the Global Malaria Response Back on Track

Publisher:
World Health Organization
Publication Date:
19 November 2018
Tags:
Africa, International Organizations and Africa, Malaria

WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus highlights the key elements of the response to this year's World malaria report. The report reveals a plateauing in numbers of people affected by malaria for the second consecutive year: in 2017, there were an estimated 219 million cases of the disease compared to 217 million the year before. The 2018 report has been launched in conjunction with a new high impact approach to jumpstart progress against malaria, focusing on the 11 countries that account for approximately 70% of the global malaria burden.


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