Uzbekistan Receives WHO Certification Of Malaria-Free Status

WHO: WHO certifies that Uzbekistan has eliminated malaria
“…After enduring a decades-long return of the malaria parasite, Uzbekistan eliminated malaria for a second time, in 2010. Now, the country has gone one step further, securing the official WHO certification of malaria-free status. … Uzbekistan’s malaria-free certification brings to 19 the number of countries in the European Region that have received the WHO certification. The European Region as a whole was declared as having interrupted indigenous malaria transmission in 2016…” (12/7).