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World Malaria Day : end malaria for good, April 25
  • Published Date:
    April 20, 2016
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 203.88 KB]


Details:
  • Series:
    World Malaria Day
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Global Malaria

    • 3.2B People: Nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of malaria

    • More than 2/3: of all malaria deaths are in children under 5

    In 2015 Worldwide

    • 214M Malaria Cases

    • 438K Malaria Deaths

    Progress

    • Compared to 2000: Annual number of global malaria deaths cut in half, saving 6.2M lives globally since 2001

    • Since 2005: More than 1B Antimalarial treatments (ACTs) and bed nets provided by global partners

    CDC’s Impact

    • Providing scientific leadership in elimination science

    • Strengthening surveillance systems to provide data for decision-making

    • Supporting countries to scale up interventions through the President’s Malaria Initiative (with USAID)

    • Evaluation diagnostics, vaccines, and vector control tools to further drive down transmission and burden

    • Mitigating threats from drug and insecticide resistance to continued progress

    • Improving prevention and control of malaria in the United States

    16_256813-ae_ezra-worldmalariadayinfographic-final.pdf

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