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Prioritizing support to improve rapid access to malaria products

20 June 2017

Between the 12th and 15th of June 2017, representatives from APLMA and the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) visited the pharmaceutical regulatory agencies and national malaria programmes of Lao PDR, Thailand and Cambodia.

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Vacancy announcement: Senior Coordinator - Malaria Week

16 June 2017

APLMA is seeking a Senior Coordinator (6 months commencing 1 July 2017) to oversee preparations for the 2017 Malaria Week.

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Statement by APLMA on the election of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new director general of the World Health Organization

24 May 2017

24 May, 2017 (Singapore) – The Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) congratulates H.E. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his appointment as Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Bangladesh: New plan for malaria elimination (2017–2021)

05 May 2017

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.

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Technical Task Force meeting for Development of Health Security Financing Assessment Tool, April 27-28, Vietnam

05 May 2017

Health Security is a serious global concern. Outbreaks such those seen with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Nipah virus infection, avian influenza A (H5N1) and A (H7N9), Ebola virus and the ongoing outbreak of Zika virus have killed thousands of people and led to huge economic losses. While SARS infected 8000 people, the economic cost was estimated at $30 billion in 4 months.

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