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07 Oct
2015

Asia Pacific at the forefront of a global movement to eliminate malaria

A message from the APLMA Secretariat is published in the Financial Times on 7 October 2015, in the lead up to the Senior Official Meeting for the East Asia Summit which will be held on October 9, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. View original source
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06 Oct
2015

Wilton Park statement on malaria elimination and acceleration towards a malaria-free world

We, the Ministers, leaders and decision-makers from Asia Pacific and southern Africa who gathered at Wilton Park (United Kingdom) on September 30–October 2, 2015 to discuss the elimination and eventual eradication of malaria, 1. Recognize the remarkable progress made by countries in shrinking the ...
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01 Sep
2015

Challenges and opportunities for malaria elimination in Papua New Guinea - An interview with Dr. Paison Dakulala

The 5th Conference of the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease, Asia Pacific Region took place in Sydney this week, running between August 31st and September 2nd.  While at the conference, Bobby Ramakant of  Citizen News Service had the chance to sit down with Dr. Paison Dakulal...
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18 Aug
2015

Dr Soumya Swaminathan identifies malaria as a top research priority for India

Dr Soumya Swaminathan has recently been appointed as Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Secretary of Department of Health Research at India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. In an interview with Shobha Shukla of Citizen News Service , Dr Soumya spoke o...
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10 Jun
2015

Dr Nafsiah Mboi appointed as APLMA Envoy

The Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are very pleased to announce that Dr Nafsiah Mboi has been appointed APLMA Envoy. APLMA is an alliance of Asian and Pacific heads of government formed to accelerate progress against malaria and to achieve an ...
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