Leading scientists call for action against malariaBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7088.1145j (Published 19 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1145
- Stephanie Swafford, Clegg scholar
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 …