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In 2016, WHO identified 21 countries worldwide that could defeat malaria by 2020, forming part of the E-2020 initiative. All are united by one target: to achieve zero indigenous cases of malaria within the 2020 timeline. This feature story charts the progress of 21 malaria eliminating countries such as China in becoming malaria-free, and the report just released charts all the countries’ progress

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Three quarters of people living with epilepsy  in low-income countries do not get the treatment they need, increasing their risk of dying prematurely and condemning many to a life of stigma. The findings are published in “Epilepsy: a public health imperative” released today by the World Health Organization and leading nongovernmental organizations for epilepsy, the International League Against Epilepsy and the International Bureau for Epilepsy.

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases, affecting nearly 50 million people of all ages around the world.

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