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24 May
2017

Statement by APLMA on the election of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new director general of the World Health Organization

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is a former Minister of Health and Foreign Affairs in Ethiopia. He has also served as chair of the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and as chair of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership Board. As Ethiopia’s Federal Minister of He...
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05 May
2017

Technical Task Force meeting for Development of Health Security Financing Assessment Tool, April 27–28, 2017 Da Nang, Viet Nam

Health Security is a serious global concern. Outbreaks such those seen with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Nipah virus infection, avian influenza A (H5N1) and A (H7N9), Ebola virus and the ongoing outbreak of Zika virus have killed thousands of people and led to huge economic losses. Whil...
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05 May
2017

Bangladesh: New plan for malaria elimination (2017–2021)

Bangladesh has made significant progress against malaria: A reduction of more than 50% in malaria cases and 54% in related deaths since 2010. However, about 17 million people still at risk from the disease, Bangladesh has a long way to go until elimination. New plan for malaria elimination To ensure...
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26 Apr
2017

Malaria partners in the GMS to combat the threat of fake drugs

Partners in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) gathered in Bangkok during World Malaria Day on 25 April 2017. Representatives from National Medicine Regulatory Authorities in GMS countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other organizations took part in a workshop on ‘Regulatory actio...
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04 Apr
2017

Webinar: New WHO guidance on malaria elimination

Upcoming webinar on an overview of the new malaria elimination framework and Q&A session by  Director of the WHO Global Malaria Programme (GMP) Date: Monday, April 10, 2017 Time: English 10:00 am Europe Summer Time (GMT+02:00), join the meeting Spanish 2:00 pm Europe Summer Time (GMT+02:00)...
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