Papua New Guinea Casts Wide Net Against Malaria

Inter Press Service: In Papua New Guinea, a Pacific Island nation located south of the equator, 90 percent of the population is at risk of malaria and 1.9 million cases are reported every year. But, according to a recent medical study, a programme to distribute long-lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets to every district in the country has dramatically reduced malaria infections. The World Health Organisation (WHO) claims half the world's population is susceptible to the infectious disease transmitted to humans......

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