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01 Feb
2017

Partnership agreement signed to accelerate the elimination of malaria across Asia Pacific

Singapore 1 February -  The Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and Malaria No More, Japan (MNMJ) today announced the formal signing of a MOU with the goal of accelerating the elimination of malaria across the Asia-Pacific region. The collaboration will enhance the existing partnershi...
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12 Sep
2016

Asia Pacific Leaders renew commitment to malaria-free region by 2030

At last week’s East Asia Summit (EAS), hosted in Vientiane by the Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, leaders of Asia Pacific countries strongly asserted their determination to tackle malaria across the region, and recognized the public health challenges caused by infecti...
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06 Sep
2016

Sri Lanka declared free of malaria — must remain vigilant

Manila, 6 September— The perseverance and tenacity of Sri Lanka’s Anti-Malaria Campaign today received international acclaim, as the country received official ‘malaria-free’ certification from the World Health Organization (WHO) for successfully eliminating the disease. Following decades of ...
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08 Jun
2016

Sustainable Financing for Sustainable Health Security

Malaria elimination is widely acknowledged to be one of the ‘best-buys’ in global public health. During the past decade, a combination of new methods of malaria diagnostic testing, the widespread distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets and the introduction of artemisinin-based combination t...
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07 Jun
2016

2nd APLMA Senior Officials’ Meeting sets platform to track malaria elimination

Last month, the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), the Global Fund Regional Artemisinin Initiative (RAI), the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN), GBCHealth and the Raks Thai Foundation, convened the first Joint Mala...
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