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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News from Malaria World: Exciting new science

Sungano Mharakurwa replied

Thank you Dr. Pierre for sharing this article. Malaria transmission-blocking vaccines (mTBVs) should be the more promising malaria vaccine group as they target a bottleneck phase of the parasite. The only challenge with mTBVs might be compliance when immunizing, since they protect indirectly by preventing transmission to the next person. read more

Updated: 27 Feb, 2017
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Vaccine for all mosquito-borne diseases is in clinical trials

Sungano Mharakurwa replied

Thank you Dr. Pierre. Of course it has to be remembered that humanity has been awaiting the malaria vaccine for decades (see attachment). Even at the time of the classical resource book edited by Prof. Targett, there had already been more decades of waiting for the malaria vaccine. We will ... read more

Updated: 27 Feb, 2017
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Malaria Vaccines

Pierre Bush, PhD replied

Hello Frederick, Thank you for your response. The following passage from the methods used in the study answers your questions: "Participants received combined artemether and lumefantrine (four tablets, each containing 20 mg artemether and 120 mg lumefantrine, given twice per day over 3 days for a total of six doses) ... read more

Updated: 24 Feb, 2017
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Updated: 23 Feb, 2017
Recommendation: 1
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Pooja Narang

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Cepheid; Cepheid, Inc.

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India

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Vera Unwin

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Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

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