The mosquito is the world’s deadliest animal, killing more humans than any other; and malaria remains one of the world's most stubborn health challenges.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days) is a yearly event on April 23rd, organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing and copyright.
In the United Kingdom, the day is recognized on the first Thursday in March. World Book Day was celebrated for the first time on 23 April 1995.
World Malaria Day sprung out of the efforts taking place across the African continent to commemorate Africa Malaria Day.
WMD is one of 8 official Global Public Health campaigns currently marked by the World Health Organization (WHO), along with World Health Day, World Blood Donor Day, World Immunization Week, World Tuberculosis Day, World No Tobacco Day, World Hepatitis Day and World AIDS Day
World Malaria Day (WMD) is an international observance commemorated every year on 25 April and recognizes global efforts to control malaria.
Globally, 3.3 billion people in 106 countries are at risk of malaria.
In 2012, malaria caused an estimated 627,000 deaths, mostly among African children
Asia, Latin America, and to a lesser extent the Middle East and parts of Europe are also affected.
The rumours of an alleged relationship between Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan and Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge have been doing rounds around the internet world for quite some time, but today, the fast bowler himself took to Twitter to announce that he has been engaged with the Chak De India actress.
Arkansas carried out back-to-back executions on Monday night April 24,2017, administering lethal injections to two men convicted of rape and murder to become the first U.S. state to put more than one inmate to death on the same day in 17 years.
The two men were among eight that the state had initially planned to execute over the course of 11 days this month, prompted by the impending expiration date of the state's supplies of midazolam, a sedative used as part of the three-drug protocol.