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UNAM and UCSF Global Health Group sponsor first ever Namibia Malaria Elimination Symposium

On August 18, the first Namibia Malaria Elimination Symposium was held at the University of Namibia (UNAM), hosted by the newly-formed Namibia Malaria Elimination Research Partnership, which includes partners from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Global Health Group Malaria...More

Global Health Group/Google Earth Engine collaboration featured in San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate

Dr. Hugh Sturrock, a researcher at the UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle and SFGate describing his new project to develop an automated disease risk mapping platform with Google Earth EngineMore

APMEN welcomes Bangladesh as 16th Country Partner

The Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) announced this week that Bangladesh will join the Network as its 16th Country PartnerMore

Ibis, E2Pi, and Bixby publish program brief on integrating family planning into HIV care

E2Pi, along with Ibis and the Bixby Center, have published a new program brief on scaling up integrated family planning (FP)/HIV servicesMore

Global Health Group publishes editorial on sustainable development goals

As the MDGs come to an end, a new set of sustainable development goals (SDGs) will be debated during the UN General Assembly that starts on 24 September 2014.More

Global Health Group reviews the use of primaquine to target malaria

With the mounting threat of antimalarial drug-resistance, there is a growing interest in the use of transmission blocking drugs to not only curb the spread of resistance, but also accelerate the path to malaria elimination and subsequent eradicationMore

Global Health Group congratulates Dr. Alonso on GMP appointment

The Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative congratulates Professor Pedro Alonso on his appointment to lead WHO’s Global Malaria Program.More

Global Health Group call for P. Falciparum elimination in Greater Mekong Subregion

Researchers at the Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative and partner institutions recently published a commentary in Malaria Journal, entitled The challenge of artemisinin resistance can only be met by eliminating Plasmodium falciparum malaria across the Greater Mekong Subregion.More

E2Pi Publishes Profile on UNITAID's Role in Global Health

UNITAID is an innovative financing mechanism that raises new funds for global health and complements existing initiatives targeting HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malariaMore

WHO: Making fair choices on the path to universal health coverage

This final report by the Consultative Group addresses the key issues of fairness and equity that arise on the path to UHC by clarifying these issues and by offering practical recommendations.More