APLMA is an initiative of Asia Pacific Heads of Government. It was established in response to the East Asia Summit Leaders’ call for coordinated action to fight malaria.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

flag Australia


Prioritizing support to improve rapid access to malaria products

20 June 2017

Between the 12th and 15th of June 2017, representatives from APLMA and the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) visited the pharmaceutical regulatory agencies and national malaria programmes of Lao PDR, Thailand and Cambodia.

Vacancy announcement: Senior Coordinator - Malaria Week

16 June 2017

APLMA is seeking a Senior Coordinator (6 months commencing 1 July 2017) to oversee preparations for the 2017 Malaria Week.

Statement by APLMA on the election of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new director general of the World Health Organization

24 May 2017

24 May, 2017 (Singapore) – The Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) congratulates H.E. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his appointment as Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Bangladesh: New plan for malaria elimination (2017–2021)

05 May 2017

Bangladesh has made significant progress against malaria: A reduction of more than 50% in malaria cases and 54% in related deaths since 2010. However, about 17 million people still at risk from the disease, Bangladesh has a long way to go until elimi...

Read all news »