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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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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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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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