World Malaria Day 2022: 12 countries including China, Sri Lanka are malaria free, as per WHO report | The Times of India

Between 2020 and 2022 a total of 12 countries were certified malaria free by WHO. These countries are: United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Argentina, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Paraguay, Sri Lanka, Algeria, China and El Salvador.

These countries have been certified malaria free by the WHO.

” Malaria free certification is awarded by WHO once a country has provided evidence that indigenous transmission of malaria has been interrupted throughout the entire country in the previous 3 consecutive years. Following 3 consecutive years of reporting zero indigenous cases, China and El Salvador have been certified malaria free in 2021,” says the latest WHO report.

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