It's #WorldMalariaDay

Over the last 2 decades 11 countries have been certified #Malaria free:
🇩🇿 Algeria
🇦🇷 Argentina
🇦🇲 Armenia
🇸🇻 El Salvador
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan
🇲🇦 Morocco
🇵🇾 Paraguay
🇱🇰 Sri Lanka
🇹🇲 Turkmenistan
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates
🇺🇿 Uzbekistan

Together we can #EndMalaria!
Today is #WorldMalariaDay

#Malaria still kills 1⃣ child every 2⃣ minutes.
No children should die because they cannot access life-saving services to prevent, detect & treat the disease.

Reaching 0⃣ malaria is possible – Together we can #EndMalaria

Today is #WorldMalariaDay

In 2019, there were an est. 229 million cases of #malaria & 400 000 malaria-related deaths in 87 countries. Children under 5 years continued to account for approximately 2/3 of deaths from malaria 🌐

Today is #WorldMalariaDay

Most countries that succeed in eliminating #malaria cover the cost through domestic funding that is sustained over a period of many decades

Sustained funding is 🔑 to #EndMalaria

Today is #WorldMalariaDay

In many settings, community-based healthworkers play a 🔑 role in preventing, detecting and treating #malaria.

Let's support them to #EndMalaria!

In countries with 0⃣ #malaria, all people at risk of the disease, regardless of their citizenship or ability to pay, have been reached with the services they need to prevent, detect & treat the disease.
Inclusive health systems are 🔑 to #EndMalaria
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