Eliminating Malaria: Progress towards elimination in Malaysia

Case-study 8

by Kelly Sanders, Christina Rundi, Jenarun Jelip et al.
World Health Organization and Global Health Group, University of California, January 2015

78 pp. 9.7 MB:
http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/149677/1/9789241508346_eng.pdf?ua=1Pic 005_resize

This case study examines the strategies and policies of the Malaysian National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) and outlines the dramatic decline in malaria cases nationally since 1991. It documents the history of malaria in the country and malaria control interventions that have been successfully implemented. The case study also highlights current strategies to reach the country’s national target of eliminating malaria by 2020. Lessons for countries that are embarking upon elimination are distilled.

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