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17 Dec
2015

People and malaria on the move

International Migrants Day (18th December)  [1] has its roots in Asia  [2]. This year, it falls on the heels of news from the World Health Organization (WHO) that malaria in the region has dropped by over 45% since 2000. Migration and malaria: Two apparently unrelated regional priorities, ...
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15 Dec
2015

Malaria in Asia Pacific: An interview with Sir Richard Feachem

Sir Richard Feachem is in Brisbane this week to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Queensland. While in Brisbane, he was interviewed by ABC’s Radio National , interestingly also known as the ‘Ideas Network’. Sir Richard explained why we sometimes hear conflicting reports sugg...
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27 Nov
2015

Sara Canavati wins title of Regional Malaria Champion: Asia Pacific in the 2015 Social Media Awards

We are very pleased to offer our congratulations to Sara Canavati , Regional Malaria Champion: Asia Pacific in the 2015 Social Media Awards. This Award recognizes the individuals who uses social media most effectively to promote the Asia Pacific malaria elimination goal and to showcase regional effo...
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22 Nov
2015

Asia Pacific Leaders push towards malaria-free region by 2030

Asia Pacific leaders have taken a concrete step closer to defeating malaria by endorsing a detailed plan to eliminate the disease throughout the region by 2030. The APLMA Malaria Elimination Roadmap was endorsed yesterday by the 18 East Asia Summit (EAS) Leaders during the 10th anniversary summit, h...
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21 Nov
2015

An open letter from APLMA envoy to the leaders of the eighteen East Asia Summit nations

ASIA PACIFIC FREE OF MALARIA BY 2030 Two billion citizens remain vulnerable to malaria across Asia Pacific An open letter to East Asia Summit Leaders Recent years have presented unparalleled challenges to global health security. Ebola and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) have shown that disea...
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