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

Sungano Mharakurwa
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Wellington Oyibo
University of Lagos College of Medicine

Recent discussion topics

Electrostatic coating enhances bioavailability of insecticides and breaks pyrethroid resistance in mosquitoes

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 01 Sep, 2015 3 Replies

Hi All, This interesting paper describes a novel approach to coating insecticides that seems a promising antidote to one of the major impediments for malaria control: insecticide resistance in mosquitoes (Abstract, link and attachment below). The…

SP intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 20 Aug, 2015 5 Replies

Hi All, Thank you for the stimulating discussions a while back already. Please see Abstract below, attached paper or accompanying link. Thoughts are invited on this counter-perspective to IPTp. How well is the strategy working? By now does SP resistance…

Treatment Uptake and Availability of Antimalarial Drugs for Intermittent Preventative Treatment in Pregnant Women in Malawi

By Anne Marie Hvid on 31 Jul, 2015 7 Replies

Throughout Africa, 30 million pregnant women are exposed to malaria each year. Malaria in pregnancy carries increased risk of low birthweight, severe maternal anemia, maternal mortality, miscarriage, premature delivery, and stillbirth. To address malaria…

New community members

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desire aggor

Affiliated Organizations

Agricultural-Environmental and Infrastructural Development Foundation (AGRIDEF)

Work Locations

Ghana

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RAJENDRA MANDALAPU

Affiliated Organizations

mass general hospital

Work Locations

India

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Abraham Jawara

Affiliated Organizations

John F. kennedy Medical center

Work Locations

Liberia