Shrinking the Malaria Map

UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI)

Uzbekistan certified malaria-free

07 December 2018

Uzbekistan was certified malaria-free by the WHO this month, making it the 19th country in the European Region to have received the certification. WHO grants a certification of malaria elimination when a country has proven, beyond reasonable doubt, that the chain of indigenous transmission has been interrupted nationwide for at least the previous 3 consecutive years. Read more.