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6 African Nations Recognized With Award For Malaria Prevention Efforts

Thomson Reuters Foundation: African leaders hailed for progress in fight against malaria
“Some of Africa’s poorest countries won an award on Monday for the progress they have made towards eliminating malaria, a disease that still kills a child on the continent every two minutes. Botswana, Cape Verde, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Swaziland, and Uganda achieved a reduction in the incidence of malaria of 40 percent or more between 2010 and 2015, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) said…” (Zweynert, 1/30).