The Asia Pacific Leaders’ Malaria Alliance is an affiliation of Asian and Pacific heads of government formed to accelerate progress against malaria and to eliminate the disease in the region by 2030.more
The Asia Pacific Leaders’ Malaria Alliance is the outcome of an unprecedented mobilization of regional leadership and political capital at the highest level in order to tackle the disease.
The Access to Quality Medicines and other Technologies Task Force (AQMTF) advises APLMA on options for improving the availability of, and access to, quality medicines, diagnostics and other products to support malaria elimination in Asia Pacific by 2030.
The Regional Financing for Malaria Task Force is advising APLMA on options to increase financing for malaria and other communicable diseases, and sustain and improve upon these achievements beyond 2015.
Original articles, commentary and other recent updates from APLMA.
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.
Clemente Col is a volunteer malaria rapid diagnostic test (RDT) specialist in Palawan, Philippines. Of more than 7,100 islands in the Philippines, Palawan has the highest burden of malaria in the country, though the malaria map is quickly shrinking.
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