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

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Recommended selection criteria for procurement of malaria rapid diagnostic tests-WHO

Sungano Mharakurwa replied

Thank you Maimunat and Pierre. This is a very helpful resource. The brand performance variation by endemicity level is evidently another consideration (see attached). read more

Updated: 24 Mar, 2017
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FW: Webinar Invitation: Lessons learned from planning and implementation of proficiency testing schemes (PTS) for malaria diagnosis

Maimunat Alex-Adeomi replied

Hello Jane, Thank you for posting the additional resources on Quality assessment in Laboratory testing. High-quality diagnosis of Malaria is certainly an important aspect in the quest for malaria control and elimination. Regards Maimunat read more

Updated: 21 Mar, 2017
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Progress with Plasmodium falciparum sporozoites (PfSPZ) based malaria Vaccines

by Pierre Bush, PhD

Dear Colleagues, Following up on Dr. Sungano's discussion about confronting malaria elimination head on, I wanted to post this update on the progress with Plasmodium falciparum sporozoites (PfSPZ) based malaria vaccines that are being developed by SANARIA. We might have a working vaccine initially for adults at the end of ... read more

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Updated: 17 Mar, 2017
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Obed Jacob

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