30 June 2014 -- Despite a substantial reduction of the malaria burden, the Lao PDR continues to experience outbreaks and the country’s first-line malaria drugs are beginning to lose effectiveness. A national strategy is being developed to tackle the challenge.
6 April 2014 – Cambodia’s National Malaria Control Programme and its partners, with technical support from WHO, have trained more than 1800 Village Malaria Workers to deliver malaria prevention and treatment services in remote villages.
WHO and regional malaria experts reiterate warning about drug resistance
18 March 2014 – Experts attending the first APLMA taskforce meeting on quality medicines stress the importance of tackling emerging artemisinin resistance.
14 January 2014 – In April 2013, WHO launched an emergency response to artemisinin resistance in the Greater Mekong subregion. A regional hub has been set up, with a network of experts deployed to affected countries. All related information is now available in a dedicated section.