Children aged under 5 years are the most vulnerable group affected by malaria; in 2019, they accounted for 67% (274 000) of all malaria deaths worldwide.
Africa carries a higher share of the global burden. In 2019, the region was home to 94% of malaria cases and deaths
The @WHO recommends protection for all people at risk of #malaria with effective malaria vector control. Two forms of vector control – insecticide-treated mosquito nets and indoor residual spraying – are effective in a wide range of circumstances.
Feb 1, 2021 • 14 tweets • 7 min read
"Africa should join #COVAX not just a beneficiary but as a contributor of the best science and financial resources," ✍️ Prof. @FrancisOmaswa in his @newvisionwire op-ed today
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The project is premised on the principle that good health starts with, and is created by individuals, their families and the communities; and that individuals have the primary responsibility for maintaining their own health. achest.org/index.php?opti…