Plasmodium falciparum Current Affairs, GK & News

World Malaria Day: April 25

Every year, the World Malaria Day is celebrated on April 25 by the World Health Organisation and several other international organisations. This year, the World Malaria Day is to be celebrated under the following theme: Theme: Reaching the Zero Malaria Target World Malaria Day The World Malaria Day is one of the eleven official Global ..




Kenya launches Malaria Vaccination Drive

Kenya has started administering doses of the worlds only licensed malaria vaccine to young children in rural areas facing high transmission rates. Kenya is the third African country after Ghana and Malawai to introduce the vaccine. The aim of the vaccination drive is to reach about 360,000 children per year across the three countries and about 120,000 ..


Algeria officially recognized as malaria-free in WHO African Region

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially recognized Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free countries, after no new cases of the deadly disease have been reported for at least 3 consecutive years. As per WHO, there were now 38 countries and territories that have been declared free of the disease. Algeria, where the malaria parasite was ..