Vietnam strives to eliminate malaria once and for all

A health worker sprays insecticides to kill mosquitoes. - VNA/VNS

HANOI (Vietnam News/Asia News Network): To eradicate malaria from its shores, Vietnam has pledged to increase funding and human resources towards this goal.

The Ministry of Health has announced plans to review, amend, and supplement professional guidelines to ensure nationwide implementation and assess the National Strategy for Malaria Prevention, Control, and Elimination by 2020 with a view towards 2030.

At a conference held by the Ministry of Health and PATH Organization yesterday, attendees reviewed the progress made in preventing and controlling malaria and parasitic diseases in 2022 while also outlining plans for 2023 in the northern region.

The event was designed to enhance communication and policy advocacy to ensure sustainable financing for malaria elimination and prevent its return. Attendees were also updated on new and effective treatment methods.

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