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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Outbreak of human malaria caused by Plasmodium simium in the Atlantic Forest in Rio de Janeiro

Pierre Bush, PhD replied

Thank you for these informative resources. Zoonotic malaria is a getting more attention after the realization that, if not treated promptly, Plasmodium knowlesi can become as severe as P. falciparum. read more

Updated: 17 Sep, 2017
Replies: 4

Placental malaria.

by Pierre Bush, PhD

Dear Colleagues, Placental malaria is a serious condition (see Omer et al., 2017). How can its detection be enhanced? Abstract Background Malaria infection during pregnancy can result in placental malaria and is associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes particularly among primigravidae. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence ... read more

Updated: 17 Sep, 2017
Replies: 0

Access Solutions for Innovative Patented Medicines - Consultancy Available

by William Tarpai

Community Management Position Available - Applications deadline is September 20, 2017. BACKGROUND - Non communicable diseases (NCD) make up a growing share of the health burden in Lower Middle Income Countries (LMICs), but access to NCD treatments remains a challenge. Per the World Health Organization (WHO), three quarters of NCD ... read more

Updated: 15 Sep, 2017
Replies: 0

Global to Local Health Innovations Systematic Literature Review Project

Joseph Kipkoech replied

Hi Naomie, I wish to recommend a former colleague by the name Dr. Tim Mercer. He was formally an Indiana University School of Medicine Faculty but has now moved to Dell Medical School Global Health Primary Health Care. AMPATH Program in Kenya has implemented a couple of health innovations that ... read more

Updated: 11 Sep, 2017
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 3

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Rangarajan Sampath

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Lizbeth Diaz

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Nelson Nyamu

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The Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi

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