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The Asia Pacific’s drive towards malaria elimination by 2030: The role of frontline health workers in the Philippines and beyond

Clemente Col is a volunteer malaria rapid diagnostic test (RDT) specialist in Palawan, Philippines. Of more than 7,100 islands in the Philippines, Palawan has the highest burden of malaria in the country, though the malaria map is quickly shrinking.More

Malaria-Free World Possible within a Generation, Study Says

More than 30 countries actively working to eliminate malariaMore

Roland Gosling featured in article on eliminating malaria in Swaziland

Roland Gosling, director of the Malaria Elimination Initiative, talks about eliminating malaria in SwazilandMore

What do we need to achieve a grand convergence in malaria?

The pipeline of new tools to detect, treat, and prevent malaria has never been stronger. In collaboration with the Commission on Investing in Health Secretariat, PLOS has released a collection highlighting global health innovation that will help achieve a “grand convergence” in healthMore

How to prevent 10 million deaths a year - a collection of new policy papers from leaders in global health

Ten million deaths per year could be averted within one generation with strategic investments to discover and develop new health tools, together with innovations in delivering today's health tools and services to reach those who need them, argue leading global health experts in a new PLOS...More

Update on the malaria elimination landscape in Africa: recent awards, ongoing challenges, new research, and increased financing

According to the World Malaria Report 2015, malaria mortality rates in Africa have fallen by 66 percent since 2000. In recognition of this incredible progress, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) presented its annual Awards for Excellence (link is external) to 13 African countries that have...More

MEI publishes two key papers that will inform malaria elimination efforts

The UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) and their collaborators made strong contributions this week to the peer-reviewed evidence base which informs policies and practices on malaria elimination.More

Public-private partnerships in healthcare show promise in Latin America

The market for healthcare public-private partnerships (PPP) in Latin America is growing, according to a report released December 14 by the Global Health Group at UCSF Global Health Sciences and global professional services firm PwC.More

Australian interview with UCSF Global Health Group's Sir Richard Feachem on malaria elimination: "The progress is stunningly positive around the world."

Sir Richard Feachem, Director of the UCSF Global Health Group (link is external), was in Brisbane, Australia this week to receive an honorary degree from the University of Queensland School of Public Health (link is external) for his work on malaria elimination.More