Copenhagen Consensus 2008

16 Jun 2008
Copenhagen Consensus
The Copenhagen Consensus 2008 prioritises micronutrient supplements for children as the single most important solution to the problem of malnutrition in the developing world. The expert panel of 8 top economists, including 5 Nobel Laureates, created a priority list of 30 solutions to the world's most pressing problems.

Malaria is ranked at number 12 and is the third most important healthcare intervention, after expanded immunization and heart attack acute management. AFM welcomes the prioritization of malaria control as it is widely recognized as a good public health investment.

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