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Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare and his delegation meeting with the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance secretariat
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Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare and his delegation met with APLMA to accelerate malaria elimination by 2030.

World leaders at the 2022 Global Fund Replenishment. Photo Credit: The Global Fund/ Tim Knox
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The Global Fund has raised USD 14.25 billion for the next three years to end AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Asia Pacific has shown tremendous leadership by joining the global health community to fight for what counts.

Mother and daughter in Timor-Leste © Josh Estey / CARE
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Ahead of World Malaria Day, a new paper published by The Lancet Regional Health-Western Pacific highlights key lessons drawn from Bhutan and Timor-Leste’s sustained malaria elimination efforts since their re-commitment to the World Health Organizations (WHO) E-2025 initiative last year. It details the approaches adapted by both countries to maintain the spotlight on malaria whilst preventing large COVID-19 outbreaks, as well as policies adopted to eliminate malaria by 2025.


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The Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) welcomes the recently approved (14 March 2022) use of single-dose tafenoquine by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for the prevention of relapsing Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax) malaria in children aged 2 years and above.

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At the 13th December 2021 virtual gathering hosted by the Ministry of Health Bhutan, Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN), senior government officials from across the region recommitted to accelerate the fight against the devastating disease in a time marked by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Camboddia Village Health Worker malaria testing © Global Fund/John Rae
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The World Health Organisation’s annual World Malaria Report 2021, published today reveals that steady progress was made in 2020 across the Asia Pacific region in the fight against malaria. The Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) welcome overall progress in the region despite the challenges posed by COVID-19 but urge continued commitment and collaboration from countries to end malaria by 2030.

Lady Roslyn Morauta, Prof. Tikki Pangestu and Dr Hsu Li Yang
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APLMA is delighted to welcome Lady Roslyn Morauta and Dr Hsu Li Yang to the APLMA Board of Directors. Prof Tikki Pangestu will step down as Board Chair. His guidance over the past 5 years have been invaluable. The Secretariat wishes him the best in his future endeavours.

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