Global Health Advocates Seek More Innovative Financing For Malaria At WEF On ASEAN

Devex: Asia-Pacific turns to innovative finance to stamp out malaria
“With grant funding for malaria drying up, global health advocates have come to this year’s World Economic Forum on ASEAN with a pitch for more innovative financing — including from institutions such as the Asian Development Bank. The Asia-Pacific region has recorded declines in malaria cases since 2010 including a 48 percent drop in cases in Southeast Asia and eight percent in Western Pacific. But the burden of malaria remains a critical public health issue…” (Ravelo, 9/13).

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