As World Malaria Day is celebrated across the globe, there is a fresh-spirited shift towards ending malaria in Africa. The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) has augmented its efforts to accelerate the fight against malaria by enhancing action and accountability of African Governments. Even more exciting, ALMA is empowering Africa's youth to play a prominent role in the fight against malaria, through an "ALMA Youth Army Strategy" being implemented across countries. On this World Malaria Day 2021, ALMA emphasises the need toprotect and accelerate gains against malaria and leverage malaria investments to fight COVID-19 and emerging diseases. The chair of ALMA has identified four key strategies that will help African countries accelerate the war on malaria and get down to zero malaria deaths by 2030.
Source: Daily Nation May 04, 2021 05:03 UTC