Friday April 24, 2015
This annual event highlights the need for continued commitment to Malaria prevention. We would urge people to “Think Prevention First”! Simple precautions such as using an insect repellent and a treated mosquito net, can help to reduce the spread of disease.
Raising awareness of Malaria is vital, as an estimated 198 million cases occur each year around the world. Increasing education, awareness and understanding of this disease is an ongoing project, with some well-known celebrities using their status to help spread the word that we can #defeatmalaria. Aloe Blacc and Andy Murray have been working with the Malaria No More UK campaign to do just that.
Malaria is a preventable and treatable disease. You can spread the word to help #defeatmalaria by sharing this post and infographic: