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World Malaria Day

25 April 2017

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25 April every year: Raising awareness of malaria as a curable and preventable disease.

The aim of World Malaria Day is to provide education and understanding of malaria as a global scourge that is preventable and a disease that is curable.

Further information is available on the World Malaria Day web page from the World Health Organisation.

This video from 2016 explains progress made in the fight against malaria, and the challenges that still lie ahead.

This infographic highlights critical gaps in access to proven, life-saving malaria prevention tools, including insecticide-treated mosquito nets, indoor residual spraying of insecticides and preventive therapies for vulnerable groups in Africa:

World Malaria Day infographic

You may also find our background article useful for general information: Health, drugs and disease.

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