Malaria elimination

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New regional grant has sights set on malaria elimination in Southern Africa

5 Oct 2015

Elimination 8 (E8) has set the formidable target of full malaria elimination in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland by 2020. Termed the “frontline four”, these countries are nearing elimination of the disease after achieving a 75% decline between 2000 and 2012.

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In Swaziland, progress towards malaria elimination

15 Apr 2015
New national strategic plan could make southern African nation first on continent to achieve elimination

Swaziland could become the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve elimination of malaria should it fully and effectively implement its national strategic plan, Aidspan understands from the head of the National Malaria Control Program, Simon Kunene.

In an interview in March, Kunene declared that the country has developed the "most advanced malaria elimination strategy in all of sub-Saharan Africa".

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