Vietnam aims to eradicate malaria by 2030
Vietnam is expected to put an end to Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite by 2025, towards eliminating all species of malaria by 2030 as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Under the strategy, the Ministry of Health aims to follow three stages – malaria control, elimination and prevention of malaria re-introduction.
Accordingly, by 2020, nine localities are hoped to be in malaria control, 26 in malaria elimination and 28 in the last stage. By 2025, the goal is no localities being in the first stage, eight in malaria elimination and 55 in the prevention of malaria re-introduction.