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Event: The Elegant Math of Malaria Transmission & Its Control - A MasterClass with Prof. David L Smith

March 6, 2021 - 16:06 -- MalariaWorld Events

Episode XVII: Wednesday, March 10th 2021; starting 3pm East African Time

Ifakara MasterClasses in Public Health & Medical Entomology

Hosted by Fredros Okumu (Ifakara Health Institute & Sheila Ogoma (CHAI)

Key topics:

  1. Estimating malaria transmission, infection & disease
  2. Entomological indicators of intervention impact
  3. Vectorial capacity (C) & the Reproductive numbers (R0 &Rc)
  4. The Law of the Vital Few (the 80/20 rule): what would Dr. V. Pareto say?
  5. Mapping and targeting malaria hotspots and residual transmission
  6. Optimal combinations and deployment of interventions
  7. Human movements & Malaria transmission
  8. The surprisingly stable states of malaria elimination (the stickiness of elimination)
  9. Capacity building, personal experiences and mentorship
  10. Alternative options for getting to zero malaria in Africa
  11. Plus those elegant malaria equations (Anopheles mathematica)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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