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Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Decision-Making (DM) Tools for Malaria Control and Elimination

Vilas Mandlekar - June 5, 2017
Malaria is on the decline in many Malaria endemic countries over the past 10 years. In this context, one of the important determinants for successful administration of a malaria control and eliminatio...
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Recommended selection criteria for procurement of malaria rapid diagnostic tests-WHO

Maimunat Alex-Adeomi - March 21, 2017
Dear colleagues, In keeping with the theme for the Malaria webinar on Proficiency testing, please see the attached information note by the WHO on selection criteria for malaria RDTs. See excerpt...
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The Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era - @ Harvard Medical School

Tatjana Kobb - March 13, 2017
Join us via http://hvrd.me/XFOU309KKhV , kickoff of #HQSSCommission. Tweet your questions w/#HQSSBoston High Quality Health Systems: A Global Agenda, started today at 9am. This inception event will...
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Seasonal Malaria Chemoprphylaxis

Pierre Bush, PhD - Dec. 29, 2016
Dear Colleagues, Seasonal malaria Chemo-prophylaxis in children aged older than 5 years was found to be beneficial. Milligan et al. (2016) are taking us through the dramatic impact of seasonal malari...
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The importance of surveillance in Malaria elimination

Pierre Bush, PhD - July 8, 2016
Dear Colleagues, The international community is focused on malaria control and a possible elimination in the coming next several decades. Many countries are succeeding in this effort. The death toll ...
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Will Malaria eradication cause malnutrition?

Pierre Bush, PhD - June 14, 2016
Dear Colleagues, I came across this blog post by our peer William Jobin in Malaria World platform. He started by pointing out that Rev Malthus (1830) argued that by eliminating malaria in Africa will...
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Seeking Malaria/Communicable diseases intervention program opportunities

Dr. Osita Okonkwo - April 2, 2016
Hi, I am a public health physician and experienced program manager with 10+ experience in public health programming in resource poor setting. I have competencies in program development, advocacy, stra...
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Protecting pregnant women and their inborns: missed opportunities to deliver IPTp

Pierre Bush, PhD - Dec. 24, 2015
Dear Colleagues, Happy Holidays! In many malaria endemic regions, this is the malaria season. I got this article by Andrews et al. (2015) http://www.malariajournal.com/content/14/1/521, in which t...
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How can we sustain the gains made in malaria elimination?

Pierre Bush, PhD - Oct. 15, 2015
Dear Colleagues, Dr. Sungano introduced an interesting discussion this week on how to avert malaria resurgence in some areas. This is a follow up. Attached is a report that was written by the Clinton...
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Eliminating malaria & protecting displaced populations in malaria endemic zones: emphasis on the great lakes regions of Africa.

Pierre Bush, PhD - June 18, 2015
Several parts of the world especially Africa are now military conflicts ridden, and populations in these affected areas are on the constant move. The great lakes region of Africa (Burundi, Democratic ...
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New Publication: Malaria Seasonality and Calculating Resupply

Anne Marie Hvid - Jan. 29, 2015
The management of malaria commodities is subject to the patterns of the disease, including seasonal fluctuations in some areas with increased cases during the rainy season. As a result, demand and u...
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UCSF Global Health Delivery Training

Manisha Singh - June 25, 2014
Based on what many of the experts in this group have said in this forum, University of California at San Francisco along with PIH are putting on a 4 day bootcamp in Global Health Delivery from October...
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Training practicum on LAMP

Laila Soudi - April 7, 2014
I am reaching out to you on behalf of a group of 20 undergraduate and graduate student-scientists at UC Berkeley in California, USA. We will be traveling to Kisumu, Kenya in June 2014 to train local s...
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Manual for quantification of malaria commodities - MMV 2012

Sophie Beauvais - Sept. 24, 2013
A step-by-step guide on how to carry out a national-level quantification of ACTs and RDTs (ACTs) and rapid diagnostic for the diagnosis and treatment of uncomplicated malaria. This multi-agency rep...
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First Tropical Disease Global Faculty Conference, Nigeria. Seeking Innovations For Control and Eradication Of Tropical Diseases.

Alphonsus Ekwerike - March 15, 2013
Abstract submission deadline:- May 6,2013 *Abstract body must not exceed 2,300 words. Registration Fees:- Professionals $500.00 Students :- $150.00 Note:Registration fees discount or limit...
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Lessons learned in Malawi: Discuss with Terrie Taylor

Sophie Beauvais - July 21, 2012
Dear colleagues, Terrie Taylor, DO, a Michigan State University Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine, leads the Blantyre Malaria Project, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH), in Malawi....
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RDT's in HIV and Malaria

Lester Hartman - July 10, 2012
Just am curious if anyone has had any experience giving community healthcare workers(CHW) RDT's for malaria and plans to give them the HIV RDT that the FDA approved. Be interested in all perspectives ...
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Expert Panel: The Future of Malaria Vector Control and Insecticides, June 25-29

Sophie Beauvais - June 24, 2012
Dear All, Please join us for a week-long virtual panel discussion starting tomorrow, Monday June 25, on the future of malaria vector control and insecticides. Led by community moderator Mike Reddy...
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Survey questionnaires on global medical research equipment donation program. Join in and share your view!

Afif Latiff - June 12, 2012
Calling all medical health professionals, academics, NGOs, medical alliances and governmental health ambassadors to participate in our online questionnaire to enhance the prospect of our research. The...
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The effect of mobile phone text-message reminders on adherence to malaria treatment protocols

Prashant Yadav - Nov. 11, 2011
Malaria treatment provided by healthcare workers often differs from national recommended guidelines on case management. A recent study published in the Lancet (Volume 378, Issue 9793, Pages 795 - 803,...
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