TITLE

World Malaria Day -- April 25, 2009

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/24/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 15, p402
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the celebration of World Malaria Day. The theme for 2009 is Counting Malaria Out, with the goal of cutting malaria deaths in half by 2010 as stated in the Abuja Declaration. Malaria causes approximately one million deaths yearly with almost ninety percent of casualties happening in Africa. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) contributes to malaria control by participating in the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), a U.S. government interagency which started in 2005.
ACCESSION #
38707814

 

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