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Last week at MalariaWorld: New ambitious plans to eliminate malaria by 2030

May 22, 2015 - 08:50 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on May 20th new a new plan to "almost" eradicate malaria by 2030. The UN health body's annual decision-making assembly agreed late Wednesday to a plan to cut malaria cases by 40 percent by 2020 and by 90 percent by 2030. There is a target to eliminate malaria competely in at least 35 new countries in the coming 15 years. Pedro Alonso, head of WHO's Global Malaria Programme, expressed that these targets will bring us close to eradication and are "ambitious but achievable". Read more about the WHO malaria eradtication plans here:
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