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Defeating malaria in Asia, the Pacific, Americas, Middle East and Europe

Defeating malaria in Asia, the Pacific, Americas, Middle East and Europe

According to this new WHO report India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Myanmar and Papua New Guinea bear the largest burden of malaria in the Asia-Pacific region & account for 89% of all malaria cases in the region.

A new report "Defeating malaria in Asia, the Pacific, Americas, Middle East and Europe," the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership and the report's author, the World Health Organization (WHO), briefed regional leaders on the impact of malaria on development and health systems in countries outside of Africa. Malaria is a potentially fatal disease which threatens over 2 billion people each year in the Asia-Pacific Region - approximately 67% of the world's total population of people at risk of malaria.

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