Partnership (Spring 2009)
Malaria is known to be one of the oldest and deadliest diseases to affect mankind. While its actual age is still debated, its deadly affects on human beings are not. The latest report from the World Health Organization shows that approximately half the world’s population is at risk of contracting a form of malaria. In 2006 alone, malaria cases were reported to have caused nearly 1 million deaths worldwide. Most of these deaths were children under age five.
Islamic Relief USA. (2009). Malaria. [Online] Available: http://www.irusa.org/content/uploads/2011/08/Partnership_spring_09.pdf