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Geneva, Switzerland
Wed, 22-5-2019

“Malaria: stepping up the fight to reach 2030 objectives”

Ministerial session in the sidelines of the 72nd session of the World Health Assembly (Geneva, 20-28 May 2019)

22 May 2019, 18:00-19:30, Geneva, Palais des Nations, Room VII


  • Highlight progress against malaria challenges and identify success factors and lessons learned;
  • Discuss practical issues for the implementation of the “High burden to high impact” strategic approach and mobilise stakeholders.


  • Ministry-level side event included in the programme of World Health Assembly 2019;
  • Panel discussion held in French with simultaneous interpretation in English/French/Spanish, with representation from endemic country Ministers of Health, as well as experts from international organisations and other partners;
  • Event followed by a reception.

Organisers and partners

  • Event co-sponsored by Argentina, Benin, Cabo Verde, Colombia, Djibouti, France, Gabon, India, Latvia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Monaco, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal and Viet Nam;
  • with support from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the International Organisation of la Francophonie, the RBM Partnership to End Malaria and the World Health Organization.

Please register via this link before 17 May:


Concept note