Malaria Grant 2012 Annual Report

24 Oct 2013
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Report Summary

This annual report gives an overview of the Malaria Programme activities in 2012.

In Zimbabwe, malaria is a major public health problem and is the third leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the country. About half of the population of 12,973,808 million (2012 Preliminary Population Census) is at risk of contracting malaria infections annually.

 

Highlights

  • In 2012, malaria incidence declined from 45 per 1000 in 2010 to 21 per 1000
  • UNDP contracted Nets For Africa (NFA) to provide local support services
  • UNDP has been procuring DDT since Round 8 to spray in 21 districts of the country
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