Malaria continues to kill more than 400,000 people every year. In 2015, almost 70 per cent of all malaria deaths were among children under five. Photo: Shutterstock
Malaria continues to kill more than 400,000 people every year. In 2015, almost 70 per cent of all malaria deaths were among children under five. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Spotlight on migrants in World Malaria Day pledge to end killer disease for good

Nenette Motus says despite major advances in malaria prevention, drug resistance and the high vulnerability of migrant and mobile populations in remote border areas mean efforts must be renewed to completely eliminate the disease

Malaria continues to kill more than 400,000 people every year. In 2015, almost 70 per cent of all malaria deaths were among children under five. Photo: Shutterstock
Malaria continues to kill more than 400,000 people every year. In 2015, almost 70 per cent of all malaria deaths were among children under five. Photo: Shutterstock
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