This year’s global theme for World Malaria Day is End Malaria for Good. In the lead-up to 25 April, 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.
On World Malaria Day, WHO is calling for closing gaps in coverage of lifesaving malaria prevention tools.
While this tool have playing a pivotal role is reducing malaria case and death, they are still not able to many who need them.
In 2015, there were 212 million cases of malaria worldwide.
Between 2010 and 2015, there was global decrease in malaria incidence.
Between 2010 and 2015, there was decrease in global malaria mortality rates.