Thursday, April 26, 2018

World Malaria Day 2018

"Join CDC and partners to raise awareness for World Malaria Day.
On World Malaria Day 2018, we are at a pivotal moment in the global fight against this deadly infectious disease. This year’s theme, “Ready to beat malaria,” presents both a moment of self-reflection and a charge to unite around the common goal of a world free of malaria.
Evidence shows that the hard work by CDC and a range of committed global partners in recent years has paid off. Almost 7 million lives have been saved since 2001 thanks to the vigorous expansion of proven malaria interventions and the collective efforts of public health and political leaders in countries where malaria remains a serious threat. Support from the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI); Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria; and Roll Back Malaria have made major contributions to the gains we’ve achieved.."


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