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

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A Non-invasive Malaria Test that does not use any Reagent

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 24 Jul, 2015 15 Replies

Hi All, Please see Abstract below and attached paper. As endemic countries scale up control interventions for possible malaria elimination, a sensitive, non-invasive test could really prove instrumental in identifying and targeting asymptomatic reservoir…

Past and new challenges for malaria control and eliminaton: The role of interventional research for inovation in designing intervention

By Pierre Bush, PhD on 18 Jul, 2015 0 Replies

Dear Colleagues, Notable goals in the control and elimination of malaria have been attained in the past few years. However, there have been cases of resistance to the newest malaria drugs (especially artemisinin and its derivatives) in the great Mekong and…

Towards malaria protection with modified mosquito landing boxes

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 04 Jul, 2015 5 Replies

Hi All, Continuing from our discussion this 'outgoing' week, please refer to the abstract below and attached article. Could this be the answer to the outdoor biting mosquito problem? How about resistance selection? Since this is outdoor would the…

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Lao People's Democratic Republic

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