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Webinar 'Evaluating antimalarial safety' from ACT consortium, Oct 7th 2014

September 30, 2014 - 14:33 -- MalariaWorld Events

Clinical trials are not suitable to identify rare, potentially serious adverse effects of drugs, or to define their safety in high risk populations.

Artemisinin-based combination therapies (or ACTs) are considered safe, but there are concerns over their potential to cause damage to parts of the brain. There is also a concern about their safety in patients infected with HIV.

Event: Call for abstracts for symposium on the efficacy, benefits and challenges of DDT alternatives in malaria vector control

July 31, 2014 - 18:38 -- MalariaWorld Events


Dear Sir or Madam

The Pan African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA) is a professional body comprised of mosquito control and research professionals from Africa and beyond. The overall objective of the organization is to promote control of and research on mosquitoes and to disseminate information on the bionomics of mosquitoes and related subjects across Africa and worldwide. PAMCA is organising its first Annual Conference in Nairobi from 6 to 8 October 2014 at Panari Hotel.

Background reading Keystone Symposium The Science of Malaria Eradication, February 2-7, 2014 Mexico

January 22, 2014 - 17:20 -- MalariaWorld Events

Find the background reading for the Keystone Symposium here, for those long hours in the plane!

B. Fenton Hall and Anthony S. Fauci (2009)
The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2009;200:1639–43
malERA group: Alonso PL, Brown G, Arevalo-Herrera M, Binka F, Chitnis C, et al. (2011)
PLoS Med 8(1): e1000406
Sibao Wang and Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena (2013)
Trends in Biotechnology, March 2013, Vol. 31, No. 3
Ashley J. Birkett, Vasee S. Moorthy, Christian Loucq, Chetan E. Chitnis and David C. Kaslow (2013)
Vaccine, Volume 31, Supplement 2, 18 April 2013, Pages B233–B243

Event: Keystone Symposium - The Science of Malaria Eradication

October 17, 2013 - 12:45 -- MalariaWorld Events
Date: February 2-7, 2014
Location: Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
Abstract Deadline: November 5, 2013
Discounted Registration Deadline: December 3, 2013
Scientific Organizers: Pedro L. Alonso, Chetan E. Chitnis and Lee Hall
Organized in collaboration with MESA – Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance
Part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


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