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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Indo-Pacific Health Security Initiative launched

13 October 2017

The Government of Australia has launched an Indo-Pacific Health Security Initiative to combat the challenges of existing and emerging infectious diseases, for Australia and for the Asia Pacific region as a whole.

Leaders at UN General Assembly Step Up Commitments to End Malaria for Good

21 September 2017

At the main annual UN conference in New York this week, country leaders and senior officials from across Africa, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas announced new political and financial commitments to accelerate the global fight towards eliminatin...

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.

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