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.

The Alliance is co-chaired by Australia and Viet Nam, and is currently hosted by the Asian Development Bank.

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Plant sugar source can drive malaria transmission by modulating mosquito-Plasmodium interactions

24 August 2016

A new study finds that growing of anti-Plasmodium plant sugar sources can contribute to malaria control.

China’s ‘Mosquito Factory’ Aims to Wipe Out Malaria and Zika

14 August 2016

Guangzhou-- Researchers in China are breading genetically-altered mosquitos at a rate of five million per week in the hopes that slowly releasing the insects will prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.

New report on containing the emergence of drug resistance

30 July 2016

A new report from the UK All Parliamentary Group highlights how the spread of drug resistant malaria threatens the gains made to defeat malaria.

Certification from WHO for eliminating filaria, malaria

18 July 2016

Sri Lanka will receive World Health Organisation (WHO) certification on July 21 for eliminating filaria, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. He said that certification for eliminating malaria is expected in September.

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