African health ministers pledge to end malaria deaths

News-Medical.Net April 1, 2024, 01:00 PM UTC

Summary: Ministers of Health from high-burden African countries pledged to end malaria deaths, accounting for 95% of global malaria deaths. They committed to increased domestic funding, data technology investment, and multi-sectoral collaboration. In 2022, global funding for malaria was only half of what was needed. The African region saw 233 million cases in 2022, with 95% of global deaths. WHO emphasizes political leadership and partnerships to combat malaria effectively.

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