Leading scientists call for action against malaria

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 19 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1145
  1. Stephanie Swafford, Clegg scholar
  1. BMJ

    World leaders in science and health have called for urgent collaborative action against malaria, warning that a disaster looms over Africa.

    “The international community has a responsibility to recognise malaria, like the AIDS pandemic, as a major challenge and to commit itself to do more to prevent the disaster that looms over Africa,” wrote the 18 scientists in a letter in Nature (1997;386:541). Signatories to the letter included …

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