Malaria deaths reduced by 50% between 2016 & 2017


Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has disclosed that malaria related deaths reduced by 50 percent in all ages between 2016 and 2017. Dr. Chilufya says despite the country recording a reduction in the number of malaria deaths over the years, there are still more interventions that need to be put in place to completely eradicate malaria by 2021. He says government takes health as a key economic investment which shall spur the country to become a prosperous middle income nation by 2030.

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