World Malaria Day 2022: World Malaria Day (WMD) is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April and recognizes global efforts to control malaria. Malaria, a disease caused by parasites, is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. This day is to bring global attention to the efforts being made to bring an end to malaria and encourage action to reduce suffering and death from the disease.
World Malaria Day 2022: History
World Malaria Day was started from Africa Malaria Day which was first held in 2008. It was basically an event that had been observed since 2001 by African governments. They worked towards the progress goal which aimed at controlling malaria. The 60th session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) by the world health organization (WHO) in 2007 proposed that Africa Malaria Day be changed to “World Malaria Day” to identify the existence of malaria in the countries worldwide and to bring awareness among people.
World Malaria Day 2022: Theme
This year, World Malaria Day is celebrated with the theme of – “Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives” This theme of world malaria day 2022 focuses on the need of scaling up the new tools in order to fight against Malaria.
FAQs: World Malaria Day 2022
Q1. What is the theme of world malaria day 2022?
Ans. “Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives” is the theme of world malaria day 2022.
Q2. What is the history of world malaria day?
Ans. Candidates can check the history of world malaria day in the above article.