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.

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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

Dear colleagues, Due to Daylight Savings, happening this coming Sunday, we will be moving the time of the Daktari Diagnostics and ASLM global health Tweet Chat to 9AM ET. The chat will, however, remain at 5PM EAT. Please spread the word about this time…

By Brooke Chateauneuf on 31 Oct 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Invitation to Global Health Tweet Chat - Thursday, November 6th at 10AM ET

I wanted to be sure to remind everyone that our tweet chat with the African Society for Laboratory Medicine is tomorrow at 9AM ET/4PM SA/5PM Nairobi & Addis. We will be discussing various health care issues throughout Africa, including Ebola, TB, HIV,…

By Brooke Chateauneuf on 27 Oct 2014 0 Recommendations 1 Replies
New Brief on Long-Lasting Insecticide-Treated Bed Net Packaging Considerations

The USAID | DELIVER PROJECT has published a new brief that describes how malaria prevention programs are pursuing packaging options for LLINs that reduce waste, or make it easier to dispose of packaging. The brief, Long-Lasting Insecticide-Treated Bed Net…

By Anne Marie Hvid on 10 Oct 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Battle with Fake Antimalarial Drugs

Dear Francisca and Sungano, Thank you for highlighting the fake drugs issue. Unfortunately here in Kenya we arent spared either, and it also seems we arent well prepared to tackle the problem. I have come across several cases where patients fail to respond…

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 07 Oct 2014 1 Recommendations 8 Replies
Lo mejor de lo mejor: I Congreso Iberoamericano de Telemedicina y Telesalud en LIMA, PERU, NO TE LO PUEDES PERDER!!

¡Del 16 al 18 de Octubre se parte del I Congreso Iberoamericano de Telemedicina y Telesalud! Contaremos con la participación de brillantes médicos que compartirán sus experiencias y los últimos avances que ayudarán a salvar más vidas! HACER CLIC EN ESTE…

By lady murrugarra on 27 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
MDR TB - RIF sensative

This can happen only when patient has not taken his drugs.Please grill history to check adherence to therapy.Restart strictly supervised dose adjusted first line therapy all over again.

By Ariful Basher on 17 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 4 Replies
UCSF Global Health Delivery Training

Based on what many of the experts in this group have said in this forum, University of California at San Francisco along with PIH are putting on a 4 day bootcamp in Global Health Delivery from October 2nd-5th 2014. Many of the participants in this forum…

By Manisha Singh on 25 Jun 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Stopping Resurgent Malaria In Mutasa Area Of Zimbabwe

Great questions, just like quite a few others that emanated from this discussion. So many lessons and definitely more as yet to learn from the fight against the formidable scourge that is malaria. With all the challenges, Mutasa is also an illustration of…

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 05 May 2014 0 Recommendations 27 Replies
World Malaria Day--Defeating Malaria with Stronger Supply Chains

The performance of health care system and the services rendered everywhere critically depend on the availability and use of drugs and other health commodities. In most cases, satisfaction with health services largely depends on the sustainable availability…

By Anne Marie Hvid on 23 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 4 Replies
Training practicum on LAMP

You can also contact Dr Mosoka Fallah at for LAMP

By Laila Soudi on 07 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 11 Replies
Alliance for Malaria Prevention Honors Nigeria’s New Model for Last Mile Distribution of Health Commodities

The Alliance for Malaria Prevention (AMP) has recognized the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT in Nigeria and its partners with an award for their work initiating and implementing the Direct Delivery and Information Capture (DDIC) model. The DDIC is an innovative…

By Anne Marie Hvid on 21 Mar 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Creating Opportunities for Health Scientists in Disease Endemic Countries

Hi Chris, I was not aware of AfricaOER - looks like a great resource. Some time ago (perhaps 4-6 months), there was a discussion on the Global Public Health group on Linked In about open resources in public health - and a lot were listed. However, it seems…

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 09 Aug 2013 0 Recommendations 75 Replies
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