National Framework for Malaria Elimination in India (2016–2030)

MOHFW, GOI & WHO

February 2016

VISION

Eliminate malaria nationally and contribute to improved health, quality of life and alleviation of poverty.

GOALS

In line with the WHO Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016–2030 (GTS) and the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance Malaria Elimination Roadmap, the goals of the National Framework for

Malaria Elimination in India 2016–2030 are:.

• Eliminate malaria (zero indigenous cases) throughout the entire country by 2030; and

• Maintain malaria–free status in areas where malaria transmission has been interruptedand prevent re-introduction of malaria.

OBJECTIVES

The Framework has four objectives:

• Eliminate malaria from all 26 low (Category 1) and moderate (Category 2) transmission states/union territories (UTs) by 2022;

• Reduce the incidence of malaria to less than 1 case per 1000 population per year in all states and UTs and their districts by 2024;

• Interrupt indigenous transmission of malaria throughout the entire country, including all high transmission states and union territories (UTs) (Category 3) by 2027; and

• Prevent the re-establishment of local transmission of malaria in areas where it has been eliminated and maintain national malaria-free status by 2030 and beyond

Please download the report from the following link

http://www.searo.who.int/india/publications/national_framework_malaria_elimination_india_2016_2030.pdf?ua=1

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