Asia Making Progress Against Malaria But Funding, Political Will Must Be Maintained, Expert Says

The Telegraph: Asian leaders focus on malaria as region leads the world in fight against the disease
“Asia has made ‘extraordinary’ progress towards eliminating malaria, but is still in danger of relapse if funds dry up, one of the most senior officials leading the fight against the mosquito-borne disease, has warned. ‘While we recognize that global progress on malaria has pretty much stalled, Asia-Pacific is the only region where we’ve made significant progress,’ Dr. Ben Rolfe, the CEO of the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) told the Telegraph in an interview ahead of World Malaria Day on April 25…” (Smith, 4/17).

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