Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Malaria Statistics

Sobering statistics:
  • 300-500 million malaria infections each year
  • More than 1 million deaths each year related to malaria
  • Nearly 40% of the world's population lives in affected regions.
  • Malaria causes 1 in 5 of all childhood deaths in Africa
  • African children have between 1.6 and 5.4 episodes of malarial fever each year.

Malaria Cases
2006 Estimates

Data provided by

Global Health Facts. "Malaria Cases". Retreived 24 June 2009.

Seattle Biomedical Research Institute (SBRI). "Diseases: Malaria". Retreatived 24 June 2009.

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