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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.

Nursing officer Janet Peters checking 8 year old Lantion Puime Health Clinic Siremi Community School Oro Province, Papua New Guniea © Don Brice ABM 2003
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The Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) and Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) are delighted the World Health Organization has endorsed the use of the world’s first malaria vaccine, RTS,S/AS01, providing crucial protection against malaria in young children in sub-Saharan Africa.

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In a key milestone for Asia Pacific, today the People’s Republic of China has officially been certified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as malaria-free. The Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA), Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) and their partner The RBM Partnership welcome China’s achievement and the country’s notable contributions to the fight against malaria, while reflecting on the successes and learnings that can support malaria elimination across Asia Pacific and globally.

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