Q. With reference to Malaria Elimination Research Alliance-India, consider the following statements:
1.It has been initiated by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
2.One of its aims is to eliminate malaria nationally by 2025.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D

Both statements are incorrect.

  • It was launched by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
  • It is a conglomeration of partners working on malaria control. The aim is to harness and reinforce research in a coordinated way in order to achieve a tangible impact on malaria elimination.

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