Nov 15, 2019 • 20M

Malaria Expert Challenges The World To Eradicate The Disease - #1184

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Dr. Winnie Mpanju-Shumbusho, a former leader on malaria eradication with the World Health Organization and co-author of a recent report published in The Lancet, says we are making progress on malaria eradication as a result of four key interventions being scaled up in endemic countries: Bed nets and other efforts to protect people from mosquito bites Rapid diagnosis leads to earlier treatment and fewer deaths More effective treatments have been developed and implemented Environmental controls to reduce mosquito breeding places Reaching full eradication will require not only continuing to scale these interventions but also adding additional innovation, including the need for an effective vaccination. Never miss another interview! Join Devin here: