Papua New Guinea is battling the world's oldest pandemic: malaria. How can it get back on track?

A medical worker conducts a precautionary malaria test at a health centre in Baimuru, Papua New Guinea. Image: YWAM

Sarthak Das
CEO, Communicable Disease Threats Initiative & Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance
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