Malaria

The Abuja Declaration and the plan of action. An extract from the African Summit on Roll Back Malaria

25 April 2000

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 11
Publication date: 2003
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/CDS/RBM/2003.46

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Overview

The African Summit on Roll Back Malaria was held in Abuja, Nigeria on 25 April 2000. It reflected a real convergence of political momentum, institutional synergy and technical consensus on malaria. By signing the Declaration the African leaders rededicated themselves to the principles and targets of the Harare Declaration of 1997. They committed themselves to an intensive effort to halve the malaria mortality for Africa's people by 2010, through implementing strategies and actions for Roll Back Malaria, as agreed at the Summit.