Algeria and Argentina certified ‘malaria-free’ by WHO, journalists from high burden countries begin RBM media fellowship and Dr Pedro Alonso speaks at the World Health Assembly.
A ministerial meeting regarding malaria is scheduled for the World Health Assembly, the ‘Malaria Vaccines for the World’ event takes place in Oxford and submissions open for the ‘Malaria in Melbourne’ conference.
Rory Stewart becomes new Secretary of State for International Development, PMI release their thirteenth Annual Report and the MalaFA report shares the opinion of African experts.
The Civil Society for Malaria Elimination Network is launched, the Independent and Quartz Africa criticise the RTS,S malaria vaccine and Fever Tree raise money for Malaria No More UK.
World Malaria Day celebrations take place across the world, an event in London assesses Commonwealth malaria commitments and a pilot programme of the RTS,S vaccine begins in Malawi.
Hear the voices behind Tanzania’s Communication and Development Centre. Funded by GSK and Comic Relief, it trains health workers to educate families about malaria.
Ghana prepares for trials of the RTS,S malaria vaccine, it’s announced that the PfSPZ vaccine will be tested in early 2020. Venezuelan malaria cases reached 1 million in 2018 and Bill Gates celebrates World Mosquito Week.
A new film using AI technology reveals David Beckham speaking nine languages, calling on people to join the world’s first voice petition to end malaria. Hear from Elvis Eze, who is part of the campaign.