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Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series

Defeating Malaria in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific

Defeating Malaria in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific

1. Malaria remains a public health problem in 51 countries outside of Africa, particularly affecting poorer populations.

2. Progress in defeating malaria has been substantial.

3. Further progress is possible but major challenges lie ahead.

4. What needs to be done?

To achieve the ambitious global goals of reducing the needless loss of life due to malaria, and to further reduce the malaria burden outside of Africa, governments, development partners, and other stakeholders should focus their attention on six priority areas.

5. What can be gained?

Infographic

Find out how your country is doing from the infographic, which shows the estimated number of malaria cases each year, the "probable and confirmed" cases, as well as the current phase of the malaria response in each contry.
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Defeating Malaria in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific

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Interactive PDF Malaria in Asia Pacific