India to eliminate malaria by 2030, says WHO rep to India on World Malaria Day. Details here2 min read . Updated: 25 Apr 2022, 11:14 AM IST
- Malaria remains a deadly disease around the world, primarily affecting children below the age of five
- In southeast Asia, India is bearing the brunt, accounting for 80% of the region’s malaria burden
The World Health Organisation representative to India Dr Roderico H Ofrin on Monday said that in line with WHO Global Malaria Technical Strategy, India has developed a national framework for malaria elimination to achieve zero cases by 2027 and it will eliminate malaria by 2030.
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