World Malaria Day
Reaching the zero Malaria target
How You can Prevent Malaria
- Using antimalarial medication
- Spraying indoor walls and your clothing with insecticides
- Using insecticide-treated nets and window screens
- Wear light-coloured, long sleeve clothing
- Get rid of any stagnant water
Since 2017, the World Health Organization has supported a group of 21 malaria-eliminating countries through a special initiative called the “E-2020”. This report charts their progress towards a common goal: eliminating malaria within the 2020 timeline. According to this report, 8 E-2020 member countries reported zero indigenous cases of malaria in 2020, a remarkable achievement in view of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. Maintaining zero cases is a testament to their commitment to protect hard-won gains and keep the disease at bay. You can find more on this report here.
Read more about malaria and how to you can prevent it.
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