Country Progress Updates

Republic of Korea

Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun
Chung Sye-kyun

Prime Minister

Activities completed before 2017

Malaria is a notifiable disease, report malaria cases from all sources

2021

Malaria free Republic of Korea

7%

Total population are at risk

18%

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Malaria cases reduction 2018-2019

Human
Human

485 Estimated cases

411 Confirmed cases

Medicine

No multidrug resistance identified

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Quality control for anti-malarial commodities

82%

Administrative units free of Malaria in 2020

Protection

Functional elimination task force

>40%

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On track to reduce malaria incidence by 2020

100%

Money

Of Malaria program financing funded by domestic sources

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