Asia-Pacific records outstanding progress against malaria, yet COVID-19 pandemic still looms large over a malaria-free future

South-East Asia region on track to achieve 40% reduction in malaria cases by 2020 India reduces cases of malaria cases by 1.2 million over past two years WHO World Malaria Report 2020 shows great strides towards elimination in Asia-Pacific SINGAPORE – 30 November 2020: Today the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and the RBM […]

Countries rise to the double challenge of malaria and COVID-19, yet pandemic looms large over a malaria-free future

Africa avoids doubling of malaria deaths in 2020, however, progress continues to flatline in high-burden countries, South-East Asia makes great strides towards malaria elimination, 10 countries across all continents reach zero malaria in the last five years. Geneva, 30 November 2020 — Despite the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the world held the line […]