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If there is one disease that captures the classic epidemiological triad of agent, host and environment, it is malaria, which has been a scourge for centuries. This World Malaria Day, which falls on 25 April, invites us to tackle the menace with new vigour with its theme: "End malaria for good." However, more of the same old solutions will definitely not meet the goal. Here I'm proposing a framework of solutions with 10 pillars. Think of them as commandments, if you will.
Malaria kills hundreds of thousands of people every year and has the second most impact on world health right after tuberculosis. Sixty-two countries have been able to eliminate the disease so what's standing in the way for the rest of the world?