Community collaborators – On the frontlines of malaria elimination in Panama

November 2023

“When I got malaria, my body felt warm from the inside out. At first, I thought it was something else but when, after five days, I found myself shivering with a high fever, that is when I went to see the community collaborator who was able to test and treat me,” Señora Emelida, a 52-year old, Indigenous woman from Rio Cañas, said.