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Event: Invisible Parasitaemia - a MasterClass with Profs. Chris Drakeley & Teun Bousema

October 20, 2021 - 14:55 -- MalariaWorld Events


Episode XXXIII: Thursday, October 28th 2021;  Starting 2.00 pm EAT

Ifakara MasterClasses in Public Health & Medical Entomology. Hosted by Fredros Okumu (Ifakara) & Sheila Ogoma (CHAI).

Indicative Topics:

  1. Asymptomatic malaria infections [and how they influence control & elimination efforts]
  2. Importance of age, immunity and infectious reservoirs in malaria epidemiology & control
  3. School-aged children: how important are they in malaria transmission [what can be done?]
  4. Characterizing malaria reservoirs and measuring transmission
  5. Malaria hotspots & household clustering: how important are these in different epi-settings
  6. Tools for detection and control of invisible malaria infections and hotspots
  7. Integrating vector control and effective case management in elimination settings
  8. Biological threats: drug/insecticide resistance & failing mRDTs, invasive vectors & simian malarias
  9. Reflections on careers, mentorship and personal experiences in public health and academia

Register in advance for this masterclass: