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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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26 Apr
2016

Thailand Government launches campaign to eliminate malaria by 2024

Thailand marked World Malaria Day 2016 by announcing its target date to eliminate malaria from the country. Under the Government’s ‘Pracharat’ [1] model, the country aims to focus on driving current malaria strategies forward and strengthening collaboration with all partners to eliminate the d...
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25 Apr
2016

Financial Times Op-Ed: Governments and donors must intensify funding to wipe out malaria

Op-Ed Contributors: Sir Richard Feachem is director of the Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco, and former executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. Dr. Richard Nchabi Kamwi is the Elimination 8 (E8) Ambassador and former...
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