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Analysing malaria events from 1840 to 2020: the narrative told through postage stamps

October 27, 2021 - 13:59 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Bernard Brabin
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2021 20:399,12 October 2021

The role played by postage stamps in the history of malaria control and eradication has largely gone unrecognized. Scientific investigators of malaria, especially Nobel laureates, were commemorated with special issues, but the work of the World Health Organization (WHO), which promoted an ambitious and global philatelic initiative in 1962 to support global eradication, is generally overlooked.

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