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

Maimunat Alex-Adeomi
Global Health Corps
Pierre Bush, PhD
Sungano Mharakurwa
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Wellington Oyibo
University of Lagos College of Medicine

Current Expert Panels

Preventing Cross Border Transmission of Malaria

Nov. 16, 2015 - Nov. 20, 2015 37 Replies

This Expert Panel will discuss the significant challenge of cross border malaria transmission, and the current as well as past efforts for control.

Recent discussion topics

Gene drive: Mosquitoes engineered to fight malaria. Why not , just wipe out all mosquitoes?

By Pierre Bush, PhD on 29 Nov, 2015 1 Recommendation 5 Replies

Dear Colleagues, I am puzzled as I read this article about engineered mosquitoes to fight malaria! The article is found here: http://www.nature.com/news/gene-drive-mosquitoes-engineered-to-fight-malaria-1.18858. I think that we should focus on eliminating…

Urine Malaria Test (UMT)

By Pierre Bush, PhD on 25 Nov, 2015 3 Replies

Dear colleagues, In the past, there were PCR testing for malaria in urine and saliva (Mparakurwa et al. (2006, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1654175/). Very recently a rapid diagnostic test using urine to test for plasmodium falciparum was…

Creatistics Inc: Analytic Consultation

By nohemie mawaka on 24 Nov, 2015 0 Replies

My name is Nohémie Mawaka, I am a final year Masters of Public Health student in the Global Health concentration at the University of Simon Fraser in Vancouver, Canada. With the executive collaboration of various colleagues in Canada, Congo (DRC) and South…

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sushil baral

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National Academy of Medical Sciences

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Chinyere Alu

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Department of Health

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United States

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m alexandre

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University of Rwanda; UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA

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