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.

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China and malaria partners joined forces to eradicate malaria by 2020

25 July 2017

The Roll Back Malaria Partnership released its new strategies to guide global efforts toward malaria elimination targets which are set to be implemented at the end of this year, saying China is on track to eradicate malaria by 2020.

India launched its National Strategic Plan 2017-22 for malaria elimination

18 July 2017

National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22) lays down a blueprint of action to tackle the problem, working in parcels and identifying annual targets for each.

Myanmar ups its anti-malaria campaigns to make them malaria by 2020

17 July 2017

The Public Health Department is aiming to make 5 regions free from malaria by 2020, which will also help the government achieve its goal to eliminate the mosquito-borne disease nationwide by 2030.

Enhancing Civilian-Military Cooperation for Malaria Elimination in SE Asia

04 July 2017

The Heads of State from ASEAN nations stated their commitment to an “Asia Pacific free of Malaria by 2030” at the 9th East Asia Summit with the goal of malaria-free Asia Pacific.

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