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
Operation Smile
Pierre Bush, PhD
AMN Healthcare (Club Staffing) & Bright Minds INC
Sungano Mharakurwa
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Recent community activity

Targeting the Plasmodial Surface Anion Channel (PSAC)

by Pierre Bush, PhD

Dear Colleagues, Malaria drugs development needs a lot of work. I am sharing with you these two articles about targeting Plasmodium Surface Anion Channel (PSAC),in order to withhold necessary nutrients to the parasites inside the red blood cell which in turn impedes their development. We pay tribute to our colleagues ... read more

Updated: 19 Jan, 2017
Replies: 0

Guidelines for treatment of Malaria

Pierre Bush, PhD replied

Thank you Maimunat. This is a very useful resource. read more

Updated: 19 Jan, 2017
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 8

Mounting reasons for a chloroquine comeback?

Pierre Bush, PhD replied

Thank you Sungano for starting this discussion, and providing these informative resources. Indeed there is growing evidence of the return of Chloroquine-sensitive Plasmodium falciparum in several malaria endemic areas. It is a very good development. Since its development by Andersag in 1934, Chloroquine (first named Resochin) was the best malaria ... read more

Updated: 19 Jan, 2017
Reply: 1

Disrupting Mosquito Reproduction and Parasite Development for Malaria Control

Lovemore Gwanzura replied

Craig Continuous rain disrupts mosquito breeding.. all potential eggs are washed away.. simple so floods may contribute. this sounds as joke but may actually work. read more

Updated: 17 Jan, 2017
Replies: 4

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Rajendra Karnatak

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HEALTH

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DALIA SECIN

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Palm Beach State College

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Chris Barry

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Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health; Columbia University Medical Center; International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP), Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

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