29 Nov 2017

WHO publishes World Malaria Report 2017

On 29 November 2017 World Health Organization (WHO) publishes the World Malaria Report 2017 WHO publishes World Malaria Report 2017

The World Health Organization has published the World Malaria Report 2017.

In 2016, there were an estimated 216 million cases of malaria, an increase of about 5 million cases over 2015. Deaths reached 445 000, a similar number to the previous year [1].

The report details progress made in the fight against malaria up to the end of 2016.

Country specific information can be found on the Country Information pages and Outbreak Surveillance database.

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Monkeypox cases in UK (ex Nigeria)

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Extensively drug-resistant typhoid fever in Pakistan

An outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever has been reported in Pakistan Read more

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
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