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28 Aug
2017

Improving access to new and existing priority antimalarial products

The Third Meeting of the WHO Regional Regulatory Partnership for Malaria Elimination (RRPME), included in the WHO RRP workshop, recently brought together representatives from national regulatory authorities (NRA) and national malaria programs (NMP) from nine countries in the Asia Pacific region, as ...
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19 Aug
2017

Mosquito-borne infectious diseases: crafting an Asian solution

By Dr Benjamin Rolfe CEO, APLMA The fight against mosquito-borne diseases in Asia is at a critical moment in time. In the last year, diseases like malaria, dengue and Zika have made headlines across the region and put millions of families at risk. The increasing impact of globalisation, urbanisation...
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04 Aug
2017

Donor and domestic financing for malaria in 35 eliminating countries (1990–2017)

Donor financing for malaria has declined since 2010 and this trend is projected to continue for the foreseeable future. Such budget reductions have a significant potential impact on lower malaria burden countries actively pursuing elimination: typically a lesser priority for donors compared to high-...
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27 Jul
2017

Call for proposals: Regional component of the Regional Artemisinin-Resistance Initiative (RAI2E) Grant

Call for proposals: Regional component of the Regional Artemisinin-Resistance Initiative (RAI2E) Grant Package #1: Expanding access to malaria prevention and case management services to underserved populations Issuance date: July 26, 2017 Submission deadline: 23 August, 2017 (00:00:00, ICT) The Regi...
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27 Jul
2017

Progress towards malaria elimination in Thailand

The Thailand National Malaria Elimination Strategy was endorsed in 2016 with the elimination goal of 2024. Since then, malaria morbidity and mortality have continued to decline. Strong political support plays a key role and the domestic malaria budget has increased by 28% in the last year. Both prev...
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