Prepared for stellaibanga12 | Delivered November 20, 2019
Malaria in Africa
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To understand the incidents of Malaria in Africa per year.
Official malaria statistics reported by
come from 2017 studies.
There are approximately
reported cases of malaria worldwide. According to WHO,
of malaria cases (200 million) occur in Africa.
Four African nations
account for the most cases of malaria: Nigeria (25%), Democratic Republic of the Congo (11%), Mozambique (5%), and Uganda (4%).
The most prevalent malaria parasite in the WHO African Region is Plasmodium falciparum, accounting for
of estimated malaria cases in 2017.
There were an estimated
due to malaria in 2017. The WHO African region account for
of the global deaths.
countries accounted for 49% of all global malaria deaths: Nigeria (19%), Democratic Republic of the Congo (11%), Burkina Faso (6%), United Republic of Tanzania (5%), Sierra Leone (4%), and Niger (4%).
Malaria has cost Sub-Sahara Africa approximately
per year in case management.
1.3% of Africa's GDP
is spent on malaria care and management.
$12 billion per year
has been spent directly on malaria care and management in Africa.