The 53 leaders of commonwealth nations committed to halve the burden of Malaria across the commonwealth within five years.
Worth over USD 4.1 billion made at the Malaria Summit London 2018, Backed by financial, political and scientific commitments, this commitment ensures a new energy to combat the disease.
In a first, organisation from across the world joined to launch Malaria must die campaign. Organisations are being called upon the commonwealth to set up and make a bold action in the fight against the worlds deadliest disease. With reductions in cases and deaths stalling, the choice put to leaders was simple: make new commitments toward fighting Malaria or go backwards and risk many more lives lost.
Commonwealth leader’s response, the private sectors, philanthropists and the development community has been outstanding. In the initiatives of global commitments, the promise to halve malaria cases and death across the commonwealth within five years will help prevent over 350 million cases and save 650,000 lives. Now the hard work must continue to make good on this promise made to the millions of people at risk of malaria in commonwealth countries.
The commitments of the commonwealth is demonstrates the collective leadrship of the nations to take a global attention and action, against malaria.
Malaria is a life threatening mosquito found in the blood caused by a plasmodium parasite.
Malaria caused by:
Anopheles mosquito is responsible for introducing malaria in our body. Malaria happen when Anopheles mosquito bite and it transmitted to human. Malaria was eliminated from America after 1950’s but still the cases of malaria are found every year 1500 to 2000 cases are seen.(with ani inputs)