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New from MESA: ASTMH Symposium - Responding to the challenge of vector borne diseases in the context of urban expansion

November 11, 2020 - 11:45 -- MESA Alliance

This symposium will bring together a wide range of actors to discuss the challenges posed by urban expansion and how they interfere with vector borne diseases, with a focus on malaria. Stay tuned to join the conversation!

New from MESA: Housing improvements to reduce malaria transmission - A conversation with Dr Lucy Tusting

November 4, 2020 - 15:29 -- MESA Alliance

Photograph credits © Jakob Knudsen 2019: left - Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya; right - Drone photo, suburb of Tanga, Tanzania. Houses constructed over an estimated 20 years. The oldest roofs are rusty, the newest in  bright colours. Also visible are foundations and half built houses. People build in a long, incremental process whenever money is available.

Dr Lucy Tusting, Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and co-director of the BOVA network, discusses the relationship between housing, urbanisation and health and how housing improvements may reduce malaria transmission.

New from MESA: Meet the MESA Correspondents that will cover the virtual ASTMH 2020 Annual Meeting

October 29, 2020 - 10:04 -- MESA Alliance

 

The MESA Correspondent volunteers report on the latest in malaria research from conferences around the world. The synopses are shared online, enabling people who could not attend the meeting to read about the latest advances. The MESA Correspondents Program is a collaboration between MESA and the conference organizers.

New from MESA: Call for Experts for the MESA Correspondents Program

October 20, 2020 - 16:02 -- MESA Alliance

MESA is seeking malaria experts in all technical areas that wish to contribute to the Correspondents Program as Senior Editors by mentoring and supporting the MESA Correspondents volunteers that will cover the ASTMH Annual Meeting. If you want to be involved or would like further details, please contact us at mesa@isglobal.org.

New from MESA: Volunteer as MESA Correspondent to report from the virtual ASTMH Annual Meeting

September 16, 2020 - 09:53 -- MESA Alliance

The Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA) is seeking volunteers as MESA Correspondents to report from the virtual ASTMH Annual Meeting happening on November 15 - 19, 2020.

New from MESA: Malaria Consortium updates its research and implementation activities in MESA Track

August 12, 2020 - 18:02 -- MESA Alliance

Malaria Consortium’s work includes technical assistance, implementation and research activities. One of the main goals of the organisation is to identify innovative approaches for monitoring, evaluation and surveillance systems, and high-quality implementation research leading to evidence-based strategies for the control and eventual elimination of malaria. Browse MESA Track to discover their research efforts in more than 10 countries.

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