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World Malaria Day, 25 April 2018

WHO joins partner organizations in promoting this year’s World Malaria Day theme, “Ready to beat malaria”. This theme underscores the collective energy and commitment of the global malaria community in uniting around the common goal of a world free of malaria. It highlights the remarkable progress achieved in tackling one of humanity’s oldest diseases, while also calling out worrying trends as captured in the 2017 World malaria report.

World malaria report

Illustration - World Malaria Report 2017

This report contains the latest available data on malaria policies, interventions and trends in all endemic countries.


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In his biannual letter to partners, Dr Pedro Alonso reviews key updates from the Global Malaria Programme.


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