Pedro Alonso, Director of the Global Malaria Programme at the WHO, highlighted during the WHO report launch the need to move away from vertical public health approaches, focusing on a single disease such as Ebola, and instead move toward supporting an entire health system by strengthening capacity and surveillance systems to support multiple diseases. Gains at risk in Ebola-affected countries At particular risk is progress on malaria in countries affected by the Ebola virus. Access to accurate malaria diagnostic testing and effective treatment has significantly improved worldwide. Download via Publisher Download via IssueLab 6. New analysis reveals that the prevalence of malaria parasite infection including both symptomatic and asymptomatic infections has decreased significantly in Africa since
Share Via. While funding to combat malaria has increased threefold since , it is still only around half of the USD 5. Between and , 53 countries globally have reported mosquito resistance to at least one insecticide. Even though diagnostic testing and treatment have been strengthened, millions of people continue to lack access to these interventions. Fact sheet on the World Malaria Report December New analysis reveals that the prevalence of malaria parasite infection including both symptomatic and asymptomatic infections has decreased significantly in Africa since Published By World Health Organization. Year of the Nurse and the Midwife
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Given the intense malaria transmission in these three countries, which together saw an estimated 6. Search Resources. This web page is marked up with Schema. It assesses global and regional malaria trends, highlights progress made towards global targets, and describes opportunities and challenges in controlling and eliminating the disease. Most malaria-endemic countries are still far from achieving universal coverage with life-saving malaria interventions. Year of the Nurse and the Midwife Malaria is an entirely preventable and treatable mosquito-borne illness.