Algeria, the country in which malaria is found, has officially no malaria,who) Has made Africa a third country to wipe out one of the world's greatest killer diseases on Wednesday.
Without malaria for three years in a row, Argentina is also the second largest country in the Americas where the Paraguayan population has been eliminated in 45 years and 400,000 people die a year.
"Algeria is the first landmark of malaria parasites to be found in humans about a year and a half ago and has been an important milestone in responding to this disease," said Matshidiso Moeti, Regional Director for Africa Algeria.
Now, Algeria has shown that in the rest of Africa malaria can be defeated by national leaders, bold action, sound investment and science. The rest of the continent can learn through this experience …
although who Since 1955, 38 countries have declared that there is no malaria, and mosquitoes that carry malaria have become resistant to drugs and pesticides that protect people from biting while sleeping, delaying the fight against malaria.
Abdourahmane Diallo, head of Roll Back Malaria, said that Algeria is the third African country without Mauritius in 1973 and malaria in Morocco in 2010RBMPartnership to end malaria.
"The absence of malaria allows us to provide external economic benefits, resolve other health and development priorities, and secure resources to improve worker productivity and school attendance."
Faced with a crisis, Venezuela is one of the countries where the number of malaria patients has risen sharply as the medical system collapses due to hyperinflation and the economic downturn.