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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Maimunat Alex-Adeomi
Global Health Corps
Pierre Bush, PhD
Sungano Mharakurwa
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Building malaria out: improving health in the home

Sungano Mharakurwa replied

Thanks Colleagues for these instructive observations. The Rwanda case example is inspiring. At the same time it is interesting how some challenges bear similarities across a number of diverse locations. The alternate use of mosquito nets shows quite interesting innovation. It is clear that continuing education and sensitization are important ... read more

Updated: 24 Jun, 2016
Replies: 7

Will Malaria eradication cause malnutrition?

Pierre Bush, PhD replied

Thank you all your contributions to this discussion. There is strong evidence (see Dr. Sungano' resources above) that demonstrates how human lives have been improved by the elimination of infectious diseases throughout history. Malaria mortality has been drastically reduced, but there is still along way to go. By eliminating it ... read more

Updated: 21 Jun, 2016
Replies: 8

Eliminating Malaria

Rajib Sengupta replied

sure.. http://scienceoferadication.org/ it's starting tomorrow though .. read more

Updated: 10 Jun, 2016
Recommendations: 2
Replies: 10

Age-shifting in malaria?

Sungano Mharakurwa replied

Thank you Gashu. These are important questions you raise and they are an opportunity to hear from modelling experts in the community; please chime in. My take is that the authors illustrate the challenge of interventions that target specific age-groups, which is a common approach that has been continually "the ... read more

Updated: 01 Jun, 2016
Replies: 2

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Benitez Agostina

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Rachel BeLieu

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UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine

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