- World Malaria Day is observed on 25th April to recognize global efforts to control malaria.
- The theme for World Malaria Day 2023 is “Time to deliver zero malaria: invest, innovate, implement.”
- Malaria is preventable and curable, but it requires continued investment and sustained political commitment for prevention and control.
- India has witnessed a significant decline in malaria cases and deaths from 2015 to 2022.
- India is making rapid progress towards eliminating malaria by 2030.
- The Indian government’s health initiatives, including Ayushman Bharat, are contributing immensely towards strengthening India’s fight against malaria.
- India is committed to sharing its resources, knowledge, and learnings with other countries to eliminate malaria.
- NITI Aayog member V K Paul stressed on the need for a whole of government approach to tackle the disease.
Question: When is World Malaria Day observed?
a) 25th December
b) 25th November
c) 25th April
d) 25th June
Answer: c) 25th April