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World Malaria Day 2012

24 April 2012 -- On the eve of World Malaria Day 2012, WHO hails global progress in combating malaria but highlights the need to further reinforce the fight. WHO’s new initiative, T3: Test, Treat, Track, urges malaria-endemic countries and donors to move towards universal access to diagnostic testing and antimalarial treatment, and to build robust malaria surveillance systems.
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World malaria report 2013 shows major progress in fight against malaria, calls for sustained financing

Health : World Health Organization (last year)

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Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

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