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Global Health Security 2022

APLMA and APMEN will be attending the Global Health Security 2022 Conference in Singapore starting on 28 June 2022.

A child in Malawi gets drops to prevent polio. Photo: UNICEF
In the Press

On the occasion of World Malaria Day and World Immunization Week, influential global health figures share lessons learned in the global fight against two age-old diseases, malaria and polio – and more recently, COVID-19 – and how we should tackle existing and future pandemics.

A patient getting a check up at the Susa Mama health clinic, Port Moresby General Hospital, Papua New Guinea. Photo by: DFAT
In the Press

The Asia-Pacific region is close to eliminating malaria, but to “finish the job” there must be a focus on the most vulnerable communities, said Sarthak Das, CEO at APLMA.

A disease control team start their work to prevent malaria in Indonesia in January 2005. Photo by: Kimimasa Mayama / Reuters
In the Press

Bhutan and East Timor were on the path to malaria elimination when the COVID-19 pandemic struck in 2020, disrupting their response. As the two countries adjust their timelines and set their sights to eliminate malaria by 2025, experts identify critical actions to get them back on track.

Cambodian rice farmer. Photo: DFAT
Partners' Update

Thank you to all our partners for making World Malaria Day 2022 a success! We have rounded up the most important stories from APLMA-APMEN and across the region in honor of World Malaria Day.

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