Shrinking the Malaria Map

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

Progress towards elimination in Sri Lanka

October 2012

Progress towards elimination in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has maintained zero local cases of malaria since 2012, despite a major resurgence after a previous near-elimination phase. This report describes the strategies employed by Sri Lanka to control and eliminate malaria, and gives lessons for other countries to follow suit.
Case Study
Published by:
The World Health Organization