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Event: Oral abstract deadline extended Malaria Vaccines for the World Conference 2019

February 7, 2019 - 16:35 -- MalariaWorld Events

Extended deadline for ORAL abstract submissions: Friday 15th February 2019

Conference date: 8-10 May 2019
Location: Oxford, UK
Deadline for POSTER abstract submissions: Friday 19th April 2019

Let’s ‘cut to the chase’ on malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong Sub-region.

February 2, 2019 - 13:24 -- Sean Hewitt

The Greater Mekong Sub-region has made remarkable progress towards eliminating malaria in recent years, but efforts are now faltering in some areas. The development of tools to control forest-based transmission is taking too long and efforts to control malaria amongst high-risk mobile people are failing. If countries are to meet their elimination targets and prevent the spread of multi-drug resistant falciparum malaria, urgent and radical changes will be required.

CLOSED: Job: Scientific Officer FIND Malaria & Fever team

January 28, 2019 - 11:16 -- MalariaWorld Jobs

Title: Scientific Officer
Location: FIND HQ, Geneva, Switzerland
Short term contract: 12 months
Deadline to send your application: 17th February 2019.

Don’t wait until the deadline! We will start screening right away and if we find the right person, we will stop searching.

Why does vivax malaria recur?

January 24, 2019 - 23:14 -- Miles Markus

An article on vivax malarial recurrences was highlighted in the "Global Malaria News" section of last week's MalariaWorld Newsletter. Below (in the next paragraph) is a relevant explanation concerning the article (http://theconversation.com/why-does-malaria-recur-how-pieces-of-the-puzz...):

New from MESA: Open consultation on WHO prioritization framework for the R&D of malaria health products

January 18, 2019 - 14:42 -- MESA Alliance

WHO is undertaking a consultative process to solicit inputs into a prioritization framework for the research and development (R&D) of malaria health products. A draft report “Analysis of Malaria R&D Priorities” identifies five key challenges that represent threats or barriers to achieving the WHO Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016–2030 goals. This early copy of the report is being shared at a time when WHO is exploring how best to guide and support the development of priority solutions to meet public health needs.

WHO welcomes feedback on this draft report until 28 February 2019, including the correction of errors or omissions, updates to product development pipelines, and perspectives on the approach to prioritization.

New from MESA: Critical global gathering "Innovate for Collective Impact to End Malaria"

January 10, 2019 - 18:02 -- MESA Alliance

MESA co-hosting a critical global gathering in response to the latest disease reality and future innovation and financing needs

The MESA Alliance is set to co-host an invite-only scientific symposium entitled, “Innovate for Collective Impact to End Malaria”, on Friday, January 11, 2019, at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, USA. Its core objective is to frame a response to the 2018 World Malaria Report and to develop innovative approaches to collectively bridge critical issues in malaria eradication spanning research, financing, and implementation.

CLOSED: Job: LSHTM Research Fellow in Epidemiology (Benin)

December 20, 2018 - 17:18 -- MalariaWorld Jobs


Organisation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Department of Disease Control
Salary:  £39,304 to £44,634 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Tuesday 01 January 2019
Reference:  ITD-DCD-2018-29

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