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On African Union Summit Sidelines, Leaders Endorse Roadmap For Malaria Elimination By 2030

CNBC Africa: Africa could be malaria-free by 2030
“Africa is missing out on an opportunity to earn billions by not investing more in the eradication of malaria, this is what Joy Phumaphi, executive secretary at the African Leaders Malaria Alliance had to say on the back of the 27th Summit of the African Union in Kigali. The Catalytic Framework to end AIDS, TB and Eliminate Malaria in Africa by 2030 was endorsed by African leaders during the summit, outlining methods to eliminate malaria incidence and mortality across the continent…” (7/20).

New Times: African leaders commit to eliminate malaria by 2030
“…The roadmap, dubbed Catalytic Framework to end AIDS, TB and Eliminate Malaria in Africa by 2030, was adopted during a meeting held on the sidelines of the African Union summit that [took place] in Kigali. The meeting was organized by the African Union Commission and chaired by President Idriss Déby, chair of the A.U., the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), and AIDS Watch Africa…” (7/18).

Xinhua News: Africa adopts roadmap for malaria elimination by 2030
“…The leaders endorsed the new framework which outlines a pathway to eliminate malaria incidence and mortality, and prevent its transmission and re-establishment in all countries by 2030. In a gradual process, the framework also outlines milestones and targets, with the aim to reduce malaria incidence and mortality rates by at least 40 percent by 2020, and 75 percent by 2025…” (7/19).

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