FacingThe World’s Public Health Challenges

Vector-borne disease is one of the biggest barriers to development and prosperity in the developing world, killing thousands of people each year. The fact that many of the victims are children under the age of five only ensures that future generations will continue to be disadvantaged.  

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WHO - Dengue Advice

Further information about dengue and how to protect yourself.

BASF understands that these diseases are largely preventable and we’re committed to taking an active role in their control and eradication. Through our global partnerships, our products are used to control vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue fever, Guinea worm disease and yellow fever in Africa and many other regions where these diseases are endemic.  



Today no one has to die from malaria. It is preventable and treatable.
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Dengue Fever

Estimated 390 million dengue infections each year.

Guinea Worm

Set to become only the second disease to be eradicated in human history.

Yellow Fever

Infection levels on the increase. 
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Zika Virus – WHO Declares Public Health Emergency

Learn more about public health