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WHO Press Conference
Date: 9 December 2013
14:00 - 14:45
Organization: WHO
Location: Room III
Subject: Launch of the World Malaria Report 2013 The World Health Organization (WHO) will launch the World Malaria Report 2013 and unveil the latest available data and analysis on one of the world’s leading infectious killers. The report includes an assessment of trends in the scale-up of mosquito control tools, diagnostic testing and treatment in 97 affected countries. It also reviews the funding situation, the double threat of drug and insecticide resistance, and progress towards global targets set for 2015. Please note the main launch will be in Washington DC on 11 December. The embargo will be lifted on 11 December 2013 at 15h30 CET/ 9h30 EST.



Launch of the World Malaria Report 2013

The World Health Organization (WHO) will launch the World Malaria Report 2013 and unveil the latest available data and analysis on one of the world’s leading infectious killers. The report includes an assessment of trends in the scale-up of mosquito control tools, diagnostic testing and treatment in 97 affected countries. It also reviews the funding situation, the double threat of drug and insecticide resistance, and progress towards global targets set for 2015.

 
Please note the main launch will be in Washington DC on 11 December.

The embargo will be lifted on 11 December 2013 at 15h30 CET/ 9h30 EST.

  • Dr Robert Newman, Director of the Global Malaria Programme, WHO
  • Dr Richard Cibulskis, Lead author of the Malaria Report and Coordinator for Strategy, Economics and Elimination, Global Malaria Programme, WHO
  • Dr Fatoumata Nafo-Traoré, Executive Director, Roll Back Malaria Partnership


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