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

2020

Malaria free Republic of Korea

7%

Total population are at risk

15%

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Malaria cases increase 2017-2018

Human
Human

501 Estimated cases

576 Confirmed cases

Medicine

No multidrug resistance identified

40%

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Less malaria incidence by 2020

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Quality control for anti-malarial commodities

82%

Administrative units free of Malaria in 2019

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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