The 25th of April was World Malaria Day. It may have passed unnoticed in many communities, but the importance of spreading information about this disease remains paramount, hence this article, quoted from ONECampaign.org.
”………..Malaria is often seen as a foreign diseases that you can only get when travelling to exotic countries, but, did you know that nearly half of the worlds population are at risk of contracting this fatal disease?! That’s 3.2 billion people who don’t have access to all the lotions and potions that we do, in order to deter the mosquitos insatiable feeding needs…
Although those numbers are extremely scary, it’s important to know that thanks to the Global Fund and many other contributing donors, the Malaria mortality rate has reduced by 47% between 2000-20013!….”
Read more here.
EIGHT FACTS ABOUT MALARIA
Guy-Allen, Clea. 2015. 8 Things you need to know about Malaria. [Web:] www.one.org. [Date of Access:] 27 April 2.