World Malaria Day

April 2, 2015, 8:04 a.m.

On April 25th people across the globe take part in a wide range of activities to mark World Malaria Day. For half the world every day is malaria day - a day to keep up the fight against this killer disease. This website is a communication and advocacy platform for civil society north and south to showcase your work , share resources , engage in dialogue, contribute views, ideas and events to mobilise the world against malaria.

View upcoming Malaria related events and submit details of your own


Join in the conversion about all things Malaria over in the Forums


View or submit a range of helpful Malaria related resources


Find out what countries are doing to defeat malaria

  • In 2013, there were 198 million cases, and 584 000 deaths from Malaria
  • 3.2 billion (half of the world population) are at risk
  • In 2014, 97 countries had on-going malaria transmission
  • The global malaria mortality rate was reduced by 47% in 2000 - 13, and an estimated 4.2 million lives were saved as a result of a scale-up of malaria interventions
  • US$ 5.1 billion is needed every year, double the funding available
  • Malaria costs USD 12 billion per year in direct losses

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