Focus on Malaria Elimination — an Interview With Dr. Roly Gosling

Countries that are pursuing elimination still use the prevention and treatment measures found in malaria control, but must also implement additional, more sophisticated systems and tools, such as a strong health system and a robust surveillance system that rapidly reports every case of malaria to health authorities. The program must be able to follow up on every malaria case, and if necessary, search for and treat other malaria cases in the area. The final goal is malaria eradication, when malaria transmission is ended worldwide, similar to the global eradication of smallpox in the 1970s.

via Lucy Chesire: Here I Am: Focus on Malaria Elimination — an Interview With Dr. Roly Gosling.

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