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New from MESA: ‘Top 5 Picks!’ – Researchers choose their favourite malaria articles from the past year

April 26, 2017 - 13:59 -- MESA Alliance

“As a researcher working in a country that has decided to take on the challenge of eliminating malaria, the knowledge in the paper is enriching”. This is how Sandra Chishimba chose her ‘Top Pick’ article for World Malaria Day 2017.  MESA (Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance) asked five experts what recent paper has helped them in their effort to outsmart malaria. The papers had to be open access, authored by another group, and published in the last 12 months.

Exciting new science and big challenges for the next generation of malaria scientists

February 24, 2017 - 11:29 -- MESA Alliance

Keystone Symposia malaria meeting in Kampala - Day 5

Thursday, 23 February 2017

This morning was full of exciting science on the malaria parasite and its interaction with human and mosquito hosts.  A common message from the presenters was the dynamic nature of parasite populations.  Today’s parasites are adapting to evolutionary pressure and will not be the same in the future.  As countries reach elimination, tools and strategies need to adapt as well.

News from MESA: Key findings from malERA Refresh shared with the community

December 23, 2016 - 14:15 -- MESA Alliance

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) hosted on November 16th a symposium to share key outcomes from the consultative process to update the malaria eradication research agenda (malERA). This review exercise, entitled “malERA Refresh”, has been led by the Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA) with the participation of more than 180 experts around the world.

News from MESA: WHO Global Malaria Programme shares 'A word from the experts'

November 25, 2016 - 13:42 -- MESA Alliance

Interviews from world-renowned researchers that guide WHO’s malaria policies:

Fred Binka: "Countries have done a great job decreasing malaria cases and deaths, but we’re not out of the woods yet."
Read the interview here : http://www.who.int/malaria/mpac/interview-fred-binka/en/

Discuss findings of malERA Refresh process

November 11, 2016 - 08:29 -- MESA Alliance

Co-chairs from the malERA Refresh Panels will discuss the findings of the updated malaria eradication research agenda (malERA) consultative process at the ASTMH annual meeting in Atlanta, USA. The symposium 'malERA Refresh: Updating the Malaria Eradication Scientific Agenda' is scheduled for Wednesday, 16 November, 1:45, Marriott Imperial B.

MESA News: Call for applications for membership on the Technical Expert Group on Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation

October 28, 2016 - 05:50 -- MESA Alliance

The WHO Global Malaria Programme is currently calling for applications for membership on the Technical Expert Group on Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation. A total of 13 experts will be selected for an initial term of up to three years.

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