Gambia: Who, Others Recognize Gambia's Accelerated Progress Towards Malaria Elimination

[Daily Observer] In The Gambia, the successes achieved in malaria prevention and control has been enormous and has been recognized both regionally and globally, says WHO Country Representative Professor Jean Marie Dangou.
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