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

SP intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy

By Sungano Mharakurwa on 20 Aug, 2015 3 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…

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…

New community members

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Erwin Sihite

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None

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Indonesia

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shadan abdullah

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Ministry of Health

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Iraq

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Caroline Hensley

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HEALTH

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United States