Malaria Consortium conducting Myanmar's first Malaria Indicator SurveyPublished: May 22, 2015
In partnership with the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP), and with funding support from the President’s Malaria Initiative, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Three Millennium Development Goal Fund (3MDG), Malaria Consortium will be leading the first national baseline survey for malaria in Myanmar later this year. Despite having one of the highest malaria burdens in Asia, the country has made significant progress in reducing malaria morbidity and mortality. However, there are still several obstacles that stand in the way of the goal of elimination. The largest of these threats is the emergence of drug resistant malaria parasites along the international border areas, including the Myanmar-Thailand and Myanmar-China borders as well as in some areas in central Myanmar.

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World Malaria Day around the world - in picturesPublished: Apr 30, 2015
World Malaria Day is an international event that brings people together from around the globe to unite in the fight against malaria. Malaria Consortium has offices in Africa and Asia which commemorate April 25th by holding a variety of events that help raise awareness. Below are some of the highlights:

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World Malaria Day 2015: more funds needed at crucial moment in development historyPublished: Apr 24, 2015
“This World Malaria Day, we call for efforts to rid the world of malaria to be stepped up, focusing first on ending all deaths from malaria. This can be done very effectively with the tools we have already, but this will only happen with sustained investment and political will,” said Charles Nelson, Malaria Consortium Chief Executive.

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Nearly 800,000 children to receive malaria protection in Northern NigeriaPublished: Apr 23, 2015
New project prepares to provide seasonal malaria protection in Zamfara and Sokoto

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Panel call for EU to address the urgent threat of drug resistant malariaPublished: Apr 20, 2015
“The issue of drug resistant malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion is an urgent one. We need to see every case as an emergency and to act quickly. Our most effective drugs are under threat and the only way to address this is to eliminate the disease.”

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