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Malaria and COVID-19: country perspectives

September 10, 2020 - 11:31 -- Malaria World

How have country-based malaria experts adapted to the double challenge of malaria and COVID-19? What successes have they achieved, and where are the remaining gaps?  In a virtual forum on 3 September, 10 Ministry of Health representatives shared their experiences and reflections; you can watch their presentations below.

On 4 September, participants heard from senior political and health leaders from 2 regions that are heavily impacted by malaria; you will find below the presentations of WHO’s Regional Director for Africa, India’s Health Secretary and the Ugandan Minister of Health.

WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the webinar

Prerecorded videos of the webinar

Video 1:
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa
Dr Rajesh Bhushan, Health Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, Minister of Health, Uganda

Video 2:
Dr Jimmy Opigo, Ministry of Health, Uganda
Dr Paola Marchesini, Ministry of Health, Brazil
Dr Sovannaroth Siv, Ministry of Health, Cambodia
Dr Dorothy Achu, Ministry of Health, Cameroon
Dr Baltazar Candrinho, Ministry of Health, Mozambique

Video 3:
Dr Harriet Pasquale, Ministry of Health, South Sudan
Dr Neeraj Dhingra, Ministry of Health, India
Dr Mariam Adam, WHO, Sudan
Dr Helene Hiwat, Ministry of Health, Suriname
Dr Olugbenga Mokuolu, Ministry of Health, Nigeria