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Malaria and COVID-19: Country perspectives

GENEVA, Switzerland — How have country-based malaria experts adapted to the double challenge of malaria and COVID-19? What successes have they achieved, and where are the remaining gaps? In a virtual forum on 3 September, ten ministries of health representatives shared their experiences and reflections; you can watch their presentations below.

On September 4, participants heard from senior political and health leaders from two regions that are heavily impacted by malaria; you will find below the presentations of WHO’s regional director for Africa, India’s health secretary and the Ugandan minister of health.

  • Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for Africa
  • Dr Rajesh Bhushan, health secretary, ministry of health and family welfare, India
  • Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, minister of health, Uganda



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