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Malaria Bednet Distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa Is About Half of What Is Needed

9 Apr 2013

Of the approximately 80 million insecticide-treated nets distributed through Global Fund–supported programmes in 2012, about 66 million (73%) went to sub-Saharan African countries. This is well below half the 150 million insecticide-treated nets that the World Health Organisation estimates are needed annually to protect all populations at risk of malaria in this region.

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Significant Declines in TB Incidence, Prevalence and Mortality, but MDR-TB Remains a Threat

9 Apr 2013

TB mortality has decreased significantly since 2000 and treatment success rates have shown steady improvement. More than half of the countries that have received Global Fund support are on track to meet the international targets for case detection, treatment success, and TB disease incidence. However, multi-drug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) remains a critical threat.

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Global Fund Reports Significant Progress on ART and PMTCT

9 Apr 2013
However, low antenatal care hampering further advances

Significant progress has been achieved in providing antiretroviral therapy (ART) and preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), but low antenatal care coverage and other health systems and gender-related challenges are hampering further progress on these fronts.

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