Medecins Sans Frontieres treating Malaria
While malaria has been virtually eliminated in the developed world, the disease is still present in over 100 countries, threatening 40% of the world’s population.
Today one-third of the world’s population lacks access to essential medicines. In the poorest parts of Africa and Asia this figure rises to one-half. This means thousands of people are dying from curable diseases, such as malaria, which have been virtually emliminated in developed countries.