Malaria

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to take part in WHO malaria vaccine programme

24 April 2017

The WHO Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) announced today the names of the three countries participating in the WHO-led pilot programme for the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine. The vaccine was developed to protect young children from infection by Plasmodium falciparum, the most deadly malaria parasite globally.