Policymakers, national control program professionals, and practitioners problem solve and exchange best practices in this community with the goal of improving the prevention, management and treatment of malaria.

Community moderators

Johanna Daily
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University; American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Sungano Mharakurwa
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Wellington Oyibo
University of Lagos College of Medicine
Michael Reddy
Yale University

Recent discussion topics

Do frontline health care providers know enough about ACTs to rationally treat malaria?

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 27 May, 2015 1 Recommendation 7 Replies

Please see Abstract below from the study in Sudan by Mannan et al 2015 (Full article attached). The bulk of malaria is treated by peripheral health care providers. It seems rather intimidating if they are not knowledgeable, amid the threat of potential…

Task-shifting: an effective way to protect expecting mothers from malaria

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 17 May, 2015 4 Replies

Hi All, This seems a great approach for enhancing malaria prevention in pregnancy. Are there community members with experience in the same or other approaches to increase intervention coverage/access? Is remuneration an issue during task-shifting? Please…

Lime juice antimalarial efficacy?

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 15 May, 2015 2 Recommendations 28 Replies

Hi All, Just wondering if anyone has some experience with lime juice as an antimalarial, alone or in combination like this. Could this easy approach potentially enhance treatment efficacy or avert drug resistance? See abstract below and attached full…

New community members

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Nataly Torrejon

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hospital elizabeth seton

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Bolivia, Plurinational State of

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stephen kasenda

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University of Malawi College of Medicine

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Malawi

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Anthony Chafunya

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University of Malawi College of Medicine

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Malawi