Regional targets


1. Roll Back Malaria

By 2010

  • Reduction of malaria morbidity by 50% of the 2000 levels
  • Reduction of malaria mortality by 50% of the 2000 levels
  • Countries that are malaria free in 2000 will remain malaria free

By 2015

  • Further reduction in malaria morbidity by 75% of the 2010 figures
  • Further reduction in malaria mortality by 50% of the 2010 figures
  • Countries that are malaria free in 2000 will remain malaria free
  • Areas where malaria is controlled in countries will increase by 50% compared of 2000 figures
Millennium Development Goals Targets

2. Target 8: to have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major disease.

  • Indicator 21. Incidence and death rates associated with Malaria (WHO)
  • Indicator 22. Proportion of population in malaria-risk areas using effective malaria prevention and treatment measures.3. Abuja

3. Targets, from the Africa Summit on Roll back Malaria April 2000

By 2005:

  • At least 60% of those suffering from malaria should be able to access and use correct, affordable and appropriate treatment within 24 hours of onset of symptoms.
  • At least 60% of those at risk of malaria, particularly pregnant women and children under 5 years of age should benefit from suitable personal and community protective measures such as ITNs.
  • At least 60 % of all pregnant women who are at risk of malaria, especially those in their 1st pregnancies, should receive IPT.
  • Halve the malaria mortality for Africa's people.
4. World Health Assembly 58 Resolutions May 2005 Targets:
  • To establish national policies and operational plans to ensure that at least 80% of those at risk of malaria benefit from major preventive and curative interventions by 2010 in accordance with WHO technical recommendation so as to ensure a reduction in the burden of malaria of at least 50% by 2010 and 75 % by 2015.

5. Abuja call for accelerated action towards universal access to HIV and AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Services by 2010

6. UNSG Call for universal access to malaria prevention and control interventions to all at risk of malaria by 2010.