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Obituary: Prof Richard Hunt 1939 - 2021

August 4, 2021 - 11:35 -- Malaria World


By Lizette Koekemoer, Wits Research Institute For Malaria

It is with great sadness that we have to share with you that Prof Richard Hunt passed away on the 18th of June 2021. This is indeed a huge loss for entomology on the African continent and our hearts goes out to Maureen and Tammy for their loss. Richard was one of the true field entomologists of his time and has trained many of us in the past. RiP

Watch "Vectors Asia, Africa & the Americas": a Masterclass with S. Manguin, I. Vythilingam, Y. Rubio Palis, L. Koekemoer

July 15, 2021 - 15:04 -- Malaria World

Watch below the recording of the Masterclass "Vectors Asia, Africa & the Americas" with S. Manguin, I. Vythilingam, Y. Rubio Palis, L. Koekemoer

Ifakara MasterClasses in Public Health & Medical Entomology. Episode XXVIII: Thursday, July 8th 2021


RBM report - Achieving a Double Dividend: The Case for Investing in a Gendered Approach to the Fight Against Malaria

July 7, 2021 - 10:17 -- Malaria World


New report spells out double dividend for accelerating ending malaria and advancing gender equality. As patients, caregivers and providers, women and adolescent girls in malaria-endemic countries are leading investors in the malaria fight, yet systemic gender inequalities also cause them to bear the societal, health and economic burdens of the disease.

Watch "Malaria Maps and Models: a MasterClass with Profs. S. Bhatt, S. Kiware, L. Tusting & J. Gerardin"

July 1, 2021 - 14:56 -- Malaria World

Watch below the recording of the Masterclass "Malaria Maps and Models" with Profs. S. Bhatt, S. Kiware, L. Tusting & J. Gerardin

Ifakara MasterClasses in Public Health Research & Practice. Episode XXVII: Thursday, July 1st 2021


Watch "Two Billion Mosquito Nets & Counting: a MasterClass with Prof. Christian Lengeler"

June 24, 2021 - 13:44 -- Malaria World

Watch below the recording of the Masterclass "Two Billion Mosquito Nets & Counting" with Prof. Christian Lengeler from Swiss TPH.

Ifakara MasterClasses in Public Health Research & Practice. Edition XXVI: Thursday, June 24th 2021


Watch the APMEN Tech Talk "Sustaining progress towards being malaria free during a COVID-19 pandemic: Learning from Malaysia"

June 17, 2021 - 13:28 -- Malaria World

COVID-19 has placed a strain on health systems globally. Last March 2020, APMEN held a session at an early stage in the pandemic, where we explored how countries in the Asia Pacific region were going about sustaining malaria services despite the nascent health crisis of COVID-19. A year on, as we are still very much dealing with the pandemic and rolling out the vaccine progressively, we take stock on the region’s ongoing challenges and successes in keeping malaria under check.

World Health Assembly adopts new resolution on malaria

June 3, 2021 - 10:40 -- Malaria World


World Health Organization, 28 May 2021

The World Health Assembly, the main governing body of the World Health Organization, has adopted a new resolution that aims to revitalize and accelerate efforts to end malaria, a preventable and treatable disease that continues to claim more than 400 000 lives annually.

Request for proposal for the supply of personal protective equipment (ppes) and other materials for seasonal malaria chemoprevention campaign in Bauchi, Kebbi, Kogi, Nasarawa, Plateau and Sokoto - Nigeria

May 19, 2021 - 20:50 -- Malaria World


Deadline: 30 May 2021 at 17:00

It is the intent of this RFP to secure competitive proposals from capable vendors to carry out the supply of personal protective equipment and other implementation materials to Malaria Consortium Nigeria.

Call for proposals: Wellcome Healthcare Innovator Awards

May 6, 2021 - 09:37 -- Malaria World


Innovator Awards are open to researchers who are developing healthcare innovations that could have a major and measurable impact on human health. Individuals and teams from not-for-profit organisations can apply. Organisations can be based anywhere in the world (apart from mainland China). Funded organisations must sign up to the Wellcome grant conditions. You can work in any scientific discipline, including a discipline outside life sciences.


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