19 December 2012 -- A summary of discussions, conclusions and recommendations from the Malaria Policy Advisory Committee meeting of September 2012 are available through the official meeting report published in the Malaria Journal.
17 December 2012 -- The World Malaria Report 2012 was launched in Monrovia, Liberia by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, and Dr Luis Gomes Sambo, WHO Regional Director for Africa. The report summarizes information received from 104 malaria-endemic countries and other sources, and updates the analyses presented in the 2011 report.
10 December 2012 -- The WHO Global Malaria Programme, TDR, FIND and US CDC have released the latest report on malaria RDT product testing. The report provides a comparative measure of RDT performance in a standardized way to distinguish between well and poorly performing tests.
9 November 2012 -- WHO notes the completion of the latest stage of the RTS,S/AS01 Phase 3 malaria vaccine trial, announced by GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals and the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI).
East Asia Summit adopts malaria declaration
20 November 2012 -- The 7th East Asia Summit, held in Phnom Phen, Cambodia, adopted a declaration expressing commitment to strengthen regional responses to malaria control in the region, and to address emerging resistance to antimalarial medicines.
2 November 2012 -- The Malaria 2012: Saving lives in the Asia-Pacific conference, held in Sydney, Australia on 31 October – 2 November 2012, adopted a consensus statement setting out five areas of priority action to reduce the malaria burden in the Asia Pacific region and to address, in particular, the challenge of artemisinin resistance.
2 November 2012 -- WHO launched a new report entitled “Defeating malaria in Asia, the Pacific, Americas, Middle East and Europe” to a gathering of over 80 delegates, including several ministers, at the Malaria 2012: Saving lives in the Asia-Pacific conference, held in Sydney, Australia on 31 October – 2 November 2012.
10 October 2012 -- Jointly with the Global Health Group at the University of California, WHO has launched a new series of case studies on malaria elimination. The first four reports focus on Cape Verde, Mauritius, Sri Lanka and Turkmenistan.
30 August 2012 -- The WHO Global Malaria Programme is inviting letters of interest for grants for projects aiming to strengthen integrated community case management (iCCM) of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea in five malaria-endemic countries of sub-Saharan Africa: the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger and Nigeria.