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Amid Progress Toward Eliminating Malaria, World Must Remain Committed To Prevention Strategies, Data Gathering, CDC Official Says

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: The Road Ahead to Malaria Eradication
Patrick Kachur, chief of the Malaria Branch in the CDC’s Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, discusses progress toward eliminating malaria and recognizes World Malaria Day, with the theme “End Malaria for Good.” Kachur highlights the three pillars of the WHO’s Global Technical Strategy (GTS) for Malaria, 2015-2030 and warns against complacency in the face of success, writing, “So on World Malaria Day, as we celebrate the unquestioned progress made over the past 15 years, there’s a need to maintain the recent commitment and momentum as well as further our progress and focus our finest thinking to gather and use data we are already generating — to guide decisions and measure progress…” (4/24).

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