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18 Feb
2015

Can Asia-Pacific region get rid of malaria by 2030?

An ambitious goal - to eliminate malaria from the Asia-Pacific region by 2030- faces formidable hurdles but is achievable if enough political will and funding are available to fight the mosquito-borne disease, health experts say. Malaria experts have been meeting in the Thai capital Bangkok this wee...
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21 Jan
2015

An Op-ed by Ben Rolfe published in Forbes Magazine Thailand

Headline :  In Asia, Malaria is more life threatening than Ebola. Collaboration among leaders needed. Insights column, Forbes Magazine Thailand, January 2015 issue, written by Ben Rolfe. View article (Thai language)
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14 Nov
2014

East Asia Summit adopts unprecedented regional malaria goal

The APLMA Secretariat is delighted to share some excellent news from the 9th East Asia Summit (EAS) in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Following a fairly extensive policy process that many of you supported, together with a focused diplomatic effort over recent weeks, regional leaders yesterday welcomed the pr...
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12 Nov
2014

Asia plays an important role in bid to stop malaria

With all eyes focused on the Ebola crisis in West Africa, few may have noticed a new tipping point in the response to another global health threat: malaria. With about 200 million people still contracting the disease each year, the drug used as the first line of defence throughout the world could be...
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12 Nov
2014

An effective alliance could combat malaria

As all eyes focus on the Ebola crisis unfolding in West Africa, few have noticed the world’s arrival at a new tipping point in the response to another global health threat: malaria. With about 200 million people contracting the disease each year, the drug used as the first line of defence througho...
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