Eliminating malaria

This WHO report released on World Malaria Day, 2016 shows that, although an ambitious goal, eliminating malaria from 35 countries by 2030 is achievable. Malaria mortality rates have declined by 60% globally since the year 2000, but reaching the next level – elimination – will not be easy.

WHO has released a report that shows that, although an ambitious goal, eliminating malaria from 35 countries by 2030 is achievable. Malaria mortality rates have declined by 60% globally since the year 2000 due to the use of tools such as insecticide-treated bed-nets, indoor residual spraying, and rapid diagnostic testing, but reaching the next level – elimination – will not be easy.

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