What are the malaria statistics in Rwanda?
The following statistics are taken from the World Health Organisation (www.who.org):
- Approximately 90% of Rwandans are at risk of malaria.
- Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Rwanda responsible for up to 50% of all outpatient visits.
- In 2005, Rwanda reported 991 612 malaria cases.
- In 2006, malaria was responsible for 37% of outpatient consultations and 41% of hospital deaths, of which 42% were children under five.