Photo of the Week: Malaria Testing In Tribal Areas

22 March 2012

A health worker talks to members of the Batak tribe in a remote area of the Philippines, where testing of 49 villagers resulted in seven confirmed cases of malaria. Still, according to the locals malaria rates are down significantly in recent years because of quicker diagnosis and distribtion of mosquito nets. The Global Fund supports the project with involvement of the private sector and local authorities.

Copyright: The Global Fund / John Rae.