What Is World Malaria Day(WMD)


Theme: Reaching zero malaria Target

Quick Reads

It feels annoying when you hear that humming sound of the infected female anopheles mosquitoes Most especially when sleeping at night.

The most annoying part of it is that you are aware that the bite of the infected female anopheles mosquitoes could cause harm or illness to the body.

Malaria is a disease of the poor, usually common in low-income communities,

It is a vector-borne disease caused by the plasmodium parasite and spread by the bite of the female anopheles mosquito,

Several countries have led down strategies to reduce the spread of malaria while some countries have been declared malaria-free country( e.g Algeria, El-Salvador, etc)

April 25th is usually marked to celebrated world malaria day.

According to Wikipedia World malaria, Day was formally known as Africa malaria day which started its work in 2001 and held annually on the 25th of April,

Some years later world malaria day was established in May 2007 by the WHO decision-making body in the 60th session of the world health assembly.

As of 2019, Over 200 million cases of malaria and over 400, 000 death were recorded globally, which half of the population are from the African country. down to earth.org.inĀ 

Yearly There is usually a theme for world malaria day by the World Health Organization, 2021 theme is reaching zero malaria target, The goal is to eliminate malaria.


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