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Zambia Progressing In Controlling Malaria

Zambia, according to health minister SYLVIA MASEBO, has made success in preventing malaria during the past few years.

Last night on ZNBC TV, Ms. MASEBO spoke at the beginning of the World Malaria Day.

He said that between 2021 and 2022, the incidence of malaria dropped from 340 per 1,000 to 323 per 1,000.

Ms. MASEBO added that the mortality rate from malaria decreased from eight per 100,000 in 2021 to seven per 100,000 in 2022.

According to her, the government has trained 20,500 community health workers and placed them in rural areas in an effort to lessen the burden of disease.

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