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Each year, malaria kills around 600,000 people. 80 per cent of all deaths are children under five years of age.

The disease is easy enough to treat, but access to the most effective treatments remains inadequate. Over 95 per cent of all malaria deaths occur on the African continent. Impregnated mosquito nets are expensive and out of reach for many. The parasite which causes malaria is beginning to show resistance in parts of Asia to the most effective drug we have. And there are no new drugs in the development pipeline, meaning we could be left without effective options in the future.


Quick facts about malaria

MSF Activities in Central African Republic
Central African Republic

No hope of returning home anytime soon

Voices from the Field 27 Jan 2016
MSF treats malaria cases in Dan Issa, southern Niger
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MSF treats malaria cases in Dan Issa, southern Niger

27 Jan 2016
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Seeking malaria treatment around Aweil, South Sudan
Disease prevention

Five epidemics to watch

Press Release 25 Jan 2016
Democratic Republic of Congo

MSF forced to close major humanitarian project in Mweso following abduction of staff

Press Release 20 Jan 2016
Refugees in Kapise village, Malawi

Waves of Mozambicans fleeing violence seek refuge in Malawi

Voices from the Field 18 Jan 2016
Dr. Alfonso Apolinar

“People cope with these tough living conditions because often they haven’t known anything else.”

Voices from the Field 9 Dec 2015
Meningitis Epidemic in Niger
Epidemics and pandemics

Epidemics: Neglected emergencies?

Report 25 Nov 2015
Medical and mental healthcare for people displaced by violence in the Lake Chad area.
Photo Story

Lake Chad region: providing assistance in the epicentre of violence

23 Nov 2015
Photo Story
MSF treats spiking malaria in South Sudan with the help of local communities
South Sudan

MSF tackles spike in malaria with help of local communities

Project Update 20 Nov 2015

We produce important research based on our field experience. So far, we have published articles in over 100 peer-reviewed journals. These articles have often changed clinical practice and have been used for humanitarian advocacy. Read all our Malaria-related articles on our dedicated Field Research website.

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MSF Malaria Project in Cambodia