Malaria draft strategy in numbers

A woman and a child walk past a bed net in eastern Ethiopia. A new strategy aimed toward malaria elimination by 2030 is one of the items on the agenda at the 68th World Health Assembly. Photo by: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation / CC BY-NC-ND

Ebola and reforms concerning the World Health Organization are some of the headline-grabbing topics that are sure to take center stage at the 68th World Health Assembly.

But there’s another item the development community needs to keep an eye on: A new strategy aimed toward malaria elimination by 2030, and whether member states would adopt them or introduce changes.

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    Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.