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Malaria Elimination Country Case Study 4: Preventing reintroduction in Mauritius

October 11, 2012 - 20:43 -- The Global Heal...

Many countries are nearing — or have already achieved — malaria elimination, as documented by a new series of case studies by The Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco and the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Malaria Programme. Having worked in collaboration with ministries of health in affected countries, the two organizations highlight new evidence about what works — and what does not — for reaching and sustaining zero malaria transmission.

Malaria Elimination Country Case Study 3: Progress towards elimination in Sri Lanka

October 11, 2012 - 20:39 -- The Global Heal...

Many countries are nearing — or have already achieved — malaria elimination, as documented by a new series of case studies by The Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco and the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Malaria Programme. Having worked in collaboration with ministries of health in affected countries, the two organizations highlight new evidence about what works — and what does not — for reaching and sustaining zero malaria transmission.

Malaria Elimination Country Case Study 2: Moving towards sustainable elimination in Cape Verde

October 11, 2012 - 19:43 -- The Global Heal...

Many countries are nearing — or have already achieved — malaria elimination, as documented by a new series of case studies by The Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco and the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Malaria Programme. Having worked in collaboration with ministries of health in affected countries, the two organizations highlight new evidence about what works — and what does not — for reaching and sustaining zero malaria transmission.

Malaria Elimination Country Case Study 1: Achieving elimination in Turkmenistan

October 11, 2012 - 19:41 -- The Global Heal...

Many countries are nearing — or have already achieved — malaria elimination, as documented by a new series of case studies by The Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco and the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Malaria Programme. Having worked in collaboration with ministries of health in affected countries, the two organizations highlight new evidence about what works — and what does not — for reaching and sustaining zero malaria transmission.

Global Health Group, World Health Organization Launch Country Case Studies on Malaria Elimination

October 11, 2012 - 19:31 -- The Global Heal...

Many countries are nearing — or have already achieved — malaria elimination, as documented by a new series of case studies by The Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco and the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Malaria Programme. Having worked in collaboration with ministries of health in affected countries, the two organizations highlight new evidence about what works — and what does not — for reaching and sustaining zero malaria transmission.

Global Health Group researchers investigate how eliminating malaria may yield economic benefits

July 31, 2012 - 22:29 -- The Global Heal...

Researchers from The Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative published a study in Malaria Journal that tackles a challenging topic: the economic benefits of malaria elimination. Titled “The Economic Benefits of Malaria Elimination: Do They Include Increases in Tourism?”, the paper assesses trends for tourist arrivals and their relationship to malaria in Mauritius and Dominican Republic – two countries that have strong tourism industries yet very different malaria situations.

Malaria elimination country briefings published by the UCSF Global Health Group

May 15, 2012 - 23:55 -- The Global Heal...
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The Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) published 11 country briefings for the Asia Pacific which, for the first time, provide a comprehensive yet succinct overview of the history and current malaria situations in these countries.

New Malaria Atlases Highlight Prospects For Elimination

October 17, 2011 - 07:23 -- The Global Heal...
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While the use of geospatial data to inform national malaria programs is gaining popularity, this country-level data is not well known in the global malaria community. Country-level and regional maps that focus on progress and prospects towards malaria elimination are now available through two new publications from the Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco and the Malaria Atlas Project at the University of Oxford.

Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Meeting Held in Sabah, Malaysia

May 26, 2011 - 21:00 -- The Global Heal...

The third annual meeting of the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) was held May 9-12, 2011 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. The meeting celebrated the on-going efforts within the region to reduce the scourge of malaria, to share experiences on how countries are working towards elimination of malaria, and work collaboratively on projects in research, capacity building, and advocacy. In attendance were 80 representatives from the 11 Country Partners and research and partner institutions from the region, including the WHO.

APMEN welcomes two new partners: Thailand and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

April 15, 2011 - 18:36 -- The Global Heal...

The Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) announced that two new partners have joined the Network – Thailand and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Thailand is the eleventh County Partner to join the Network. Thailand has made significant progress over the last 10 years, reducing cases by 75% from 2000 to 2009, and has developed a strategy of sub-national malaria elimination, focusing on the central and eastern portions of the country. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) joins the ranks of the Network’s 21 Partner Institutions.

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