Meghalaya To Eliminate Malaria by 2030
The Government of Meghalaya has set a target of eliminating the disease of Malaria by 2030 as it has already brought down the cases to 87% in the past three years.
According to an official of state health department, the state has been able to bring down the Malaria cases by 87% in the last three years.
As per the National Framework for Malaria Elimination of the Union Home Ministry, a concerted effort is mandated from the state government departments, armed forces and private partners to achieve the goal of malaria elimination by 2030.
The official further stated that the control and prevention of malaria and other vector-borne diseases should not be left to the health department alone as per the International campaign ‘Zero Malaria Starts Me’ which was the theme for this year’s World Malaria Day observed globally on April 25.