The World Malaria Day (WMD) is commemorated every year on 25 April.
The concept of World Malaria Day derived from the Africa Malaria Day.
The Africa Malaria Day had been observed since 2001 by the government
World Malaria Day was first observed in 2008.
Half of the entire world’s malaria cases were found in 5 countries.
They are ..
DR Congo, Mozambique,
It is caused by parasites transmitted to people via bites of infected female anopheles’ mosquitoes.
It is a life-threatening disease which is preventable and curable.
World Malaria Day 2021 Theme of ‘Reaching the zero malaria target’.
"For Africa to move forward, you've really got to get rid of malaria" - Bill Gates
"Rainy season should fill us with joy, not malaria parasites." - T.K. Naliaka
“Harness innovation to
reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives.”
World Malaria day theme 2022