World Malaria Day 2012

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“Sustain Gains, Save Lives: Invest in Malaria”

This year’s World Health Day slogan, “Sustain Gains, Save Lives: Invest in Malaria,” calls for greater participation in the battle against malaria, but also acknowledges the great strides that have been made in malaria prevention over the past decade.

 

According to WHO, Africa has seen a one-third reduction in malaria deaths over the last decade, and outside of Africa, the 35 countries affected by malaria have reduced cases by 50 percent. In places where malaria control interventions have become readily available, overall child mortality rates have fallen by nearly 20 percent.

(Photo: Simon Akam/Landov)

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