All posts tagged: Sub-Saharan Africa

Human Rights Maps (109): Malaria

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(source) (source, click image to enlarge) Each year, there are around 350-500 million new cases of malaria, killing between one and three million people, the majority of whom are young children in sub-Saharan Africa. Ninety percent of malaria-related deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Malaria is commonly associated with poverty – a human rights violations – and can indeed be a cause of poverty and a major hindrance to economic development. And here’s a reminder that […]