Every year, April 25th is known as World Malaria Day.
Living in a Western culture, it sounds like something to remember in honoring the success of the past. Something like Malaria is not a 1st world problem. It is however, a serious threat in many other parts of the world!
- Did you know that Malaria is the fourth leading cause of death?
- Or that more than 1,800 children under 5 die each day from malaria?
- But, if universal malaria prevention can be achieved by 2010 and maintained until 2015, an estimated 2.95 million African children’s lives can be saved!
Here are more interesting facts about malaria in the world:
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