Malaria and Children: Progress in Intervention Coverage

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DIANE Publishing, 2008 - 69 pages
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Three billion people, almost half the world┐s population, live in areas where malaria transmission occurs. Malaria is endemic in 107 countries in tropical & subtropical regions, with sub-Saharan Africa hardest hit. About 400 million cases of malaria occur each year, leading to 1 million deaths. Over 80% of these deaths occur among African children under the age of 5. Funding to combat malaria has increased in recent years. International funding for malaria control has risen more than tenfold over the past decade. This report assesses progress in malaria control & analyzes how well countries are making available key interventions that reduce the malaria burden. Emphasizes progress across sub-Saharan Africa -- whose countries face the greatest malaria burden. Illus.

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