AFRICAN HEADS OF STATE CELEBRATE HISTORIC PROGRESS IN MALARIA FIGHT

PRESS RELEASE: ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (January 29, 2016) – Recognizing unprecedented momentum towards elimination of malaria in Africa, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) will present awards tomorrow to 13 African countries that have shown commitment, innovation and progress in the malaria fight. The 2016 ALMA Awards for Excellence will go to:

  • Botswana, Cape Verde, Eritrea, Namibia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa, and Swaziland for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target for malaria
  • Liberia, Rwanda and Senegal for Performance in Malaria Control between 2011 and 2015
  • Comoros, Guinea and Mali for being the Most Improved in Malaria Control, between 2011 and 2015 Africa has achieved historic progress in the fight against

To read the full press release, please click the following link: http://alma2030.org/content/january-2016-meeting