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Roll back malaria

Malaria is one of the most deadly infectious diseases in the world. According to the World Health Organization, in 2010 malaria was responsible for 660,000 deaths worldwide, 90% of which occurred in Africa. Pregnant women and children under five years of age are the primary victims. In Africa, one child dies of malaria every minute (1).
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

References:

1. WHO, WHO Global Malaria Programme, World Malaria Report 2012.

 

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