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Malaria Elimination Background Paper Series

The UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative is pleased to share with you a series of background papers designed to make evidence-based recommendations on the roles of program management, surveillance, importation management and mass drug administration in countries targeting...More

Global Health Group publishes on association of housing quality and malaria incidence

In a new study, Is housing quality associated with malaria incidence among young children and mosquito vector numbers?More

Malaria Elimination Initiative Collaborator Dr. Jun Cao is awarded an impact grant from the WHO’s TDR program

In December, Dr. Jun Cao of the Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases (JIPD), Wuxi, China was awarded a research grant from TDR, the Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases co-sponsored by UNICEF, UNDP, the World Bank and WHOMore

Financing Malaria Elimination

A new report released this week by the Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative and Cambridge Economic Policy Associates evaluates the available sources of financing for malaria-eliminating countries and provides recommendations of new or innovative financing mechanisms for eliminationMore

Role of the private sector in Malaysia's malaria elimination program

Engagement between commercial sector partners and national malaria control programs can be a key strategy for addressing challenges in malaria elimination settings.More

Global Health Group is featured on ABC News

On January 14, Dr. Roly Gosling, Lead of the Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative was featured on ABC news, highlighting the initiative’s new $15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.More

Global Health Group comments on malaria and severe anemia

In response to a recent study published in PLOS medicine, Major Burden of Severe Anemia from Non-Falciparum Malaria Species in Southern Papua: A Hospital-Based Surveillance Study, Dr. Gosling and Dr. Hsiang of the Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative discuss the importance of...More

UCSF Hosts Larry Summers Global Health 2035 Launch

The much anticipated San Francisco launch of Global Health 2035: A world converging within a generation, a report of The Lancet’s Commission on Investing in Health, took place on December 17, 2013 in Cole HallMore

Global Health 2035 In the News

The December 3, 2013 launch of Global Health 2035 was met with widespread international news coverage—print media, TV, online and radioMore

Global Health Group publishes a Cochrane review on Mass Drug Administration for malaria

Mass Drug Administration (MDA) is a strategy that was popular during historical malaria elimination and eradication attemptsMore