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Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta is working on an accelerated action and new approaches will help the African continent overcome malaria by the year 2030.

The President who is the new chairperson of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) outlined his agenda for the organization which he will head for the next two years.

“I do believe that with accelerated action and new models to deal with the disease, we can meet the bold and ambitious target set in the catalytic framework to end AIDS, TB and to eliminate Malaria in Africa by the year 2030,” President Kenyatta said.

Data reported by National Malaria Programmes (NMPs) from 38 moderate to high transmission countries in sub-Saharan Africa show a considerable increase between 2010 and 2018 in the number of suspected malaria cases tested with a parasitological test . In 27 of these countries, the percentage of suspected cases tested was greater than …