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2015

Countries in the Greater Mekong mark World Malaria Day

23 April 2015 – Countries in the Greater Mekong subregion (GMS) will mark World Malaria Day 2015 by raising awareness about the importance of tackling artemisinin-resistant malaria.

Online consultation on draft GMS malaria elimination strategy

22 April 2015 – WHO is working with countries and partners on developing a regional malaria elimination strategy for the Greater Mekong subregion. The online consultation closed on 29 April.

Behaviour change communication is a key tool for reaching mobile migrant populations

10 March 2015 – The WHO Emergency Response to Artemisinin Resistance (ERAR) programme is examining the importance of behaviour change communication in containing artemisinin resistance and eliminating malaria in the Greater Mekong subregion.

Eliminating malaria from the Greater Mekong subregion

24 February 2015 – WHO is working on developing a regional malaria elimination strategy for the Greater Mekong subregion in consultation with affected countries and key development partners.

Informal consultation with partners, Bangkok, 11-12 February 2015

17 February 2015 – The WHO Regional Hub for the Emergency Response to Artemisinin Resistance in the Greater Mekong Subregion convened a 2-day meeting in Bangkok, Thailand to review progress and challenges in implementing the ERAR Framework for Action 2013-2015.

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