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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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31 Mar
2017

APMEN announces new co-Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Fe Esperanza Caridad Espino (Effie) as the new Director of Research Support and Country Engagement of Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN). Effie is a pediatric infectious disease specialist and has a graduate degree in tropical health. Ef...
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02 Mar
2017

LEADERS AGREED ON FIVE KEY STEPS TOWARD MALARIA ELIMINATION BY 2030

Health leaders and experts have agreed upon some of the key next key steps to achieve malaria elimination in Asia Pacific by 2030 during the second meeting of the Asia Pacific Regional Regulatory Partnership for Malaria Elimination (RRPME) during 14-15 December in Jakarta, Indonesia. The RRPME is a ...
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