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World Malaria Day: events in regions

25 April 2017 – This year, WHO is shining a spotlight on prevention, a critical strategy for reducing the toll of a disease that continues to kill more than 400 000 people annually. A number of events were organized to mark the occasion.

Call for applications for membership on the Technical Expert Group on drug resistance and response

16 March 2017 – The WHO Global Malaria Programme is accepting applications from malaria experts to be considered for membership on the Technical Expert Group on drug efficacy and response.

Next MPAC meeting to convene on 22–24 March

15 March 2017 – Members of the Malaria Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC) will convene on 22–24 March.The agenda includes, among other topics, updates on the RTS,S malaria vaccine, malaria-eliminating countries and HRP2/HRP3 deletions​.

Global health experts define malaria work packages

28 February 2017 – Members of the WHO Strategic advisory group (SAG) on malaria eradication recently convened in Geneva to review and define a set of work streams for the next 2-year period.

Call for applications for the Malaria Policy Advisory Committee

17 February 2017 – The WHO Global Malaria Programme is accepting applications from malaria experts to be considered for membership on the Malaria Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC).

WHO Executive Board requests global vector control resolution

3 February 2017 – The WHO Executive Board requested that a resolution on a comprehensive approach to global vector control be prepared for consideration by all 192 Member States at the Seventieth World Health Assembly in May 2017.

Call for nominations to serve on the WHO Vector Control Advisory Group on new tools

2 February 2017 – WHO is seeking nominations for scientific, operational and policy experts to support the work of the Vector Control Advisory Group (VCAG) on new vector control tools.

2016 highlights in the global malaria fight

This end-of-year video spotlights key developments in the global response to malaria in 2016.

World Malaria Report 2016

This report contains the latest available data on malaria policies, interventions and trends in all endemic countries.

WHO malaria terminology

This glossary aims to improve communication and mutual understanding among all actors in the malaria community.

Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-2030

The strategy aims to reduce global malaria incidence and mortality rates by 90% by 2030.

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