Malaria Free Countries Current Affairs, GK & News
China was certified as malaria-free by World Health Organisation on June 30, 2021 after a 70-year effort of eradicating this mosquito-borne disease. Highlights China reported 30 million cases of Malaria annually in 1940s but no indigenous case was reported for four consecutive years. Who can get Malaria-free status? Nations that have achieved at least three ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Category: International Current Affairs
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Algeria and Argentina as ‘Malaria-Free’ countries after no cases of indigenous transmission of disease were recorded. Key Highlights Background: The Malaria parasite was first discovered in humans in Algeria by a French physician named Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran in 1880. By 1960s, Malaria became Nigeria’s primary health challenge, ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Topics: 72nd session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) • Algeria • Argentina • female Anopheles • Geneva • Malaria • Malaria Free Countries • Mosquirix • Plasmodium • RTS S • Switzerland • WHO Malaria-Free Certification • World Health Organization (WHO) • World malaria report 2018