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Researchers develop new metric to evaluate national malaria elimination

This week, researchers from the Global Health Group, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Imperial College London, and the Swaziland National Malaria Control Program published a new article in ScienceMore

Global Health Group hosts second low-dose primaquine roadmap meeting

As an FDA-approved antimalarial drug that is typically used for the radical cure of P. vivax malaria, primaquine is recently seeing renewed interest as a P. falciparum transmission blockerMore

China's 1-3-7 approach to malaria elimination surveillance and response

As malaria programs shift from malaria control to elimination, increased focus on surveillance is crucial to identify and respond to remaining casesMore
Minister Kamwi launching the scorecard in Geneva. Courtesy of ALMA.

E8 launches Malaria Elimination Scorecard for Southern Africa

On May 19th, the Elimination Eight (E8) regional initiative and the Southern African Development Community launched a malaria elimination scorecardMore

Global Health Group releases briefings on the impact of the Global Fund’s New Funding Model on Eliminating Countries

As the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria begins implementing its New Funding Model (NFM), the UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative has released two briefings on the impact that the NFM is anticipated to have on countries that are nearing malaria eliminationMore

Malaria Elimination Background Paper Series and Strategy Briefs

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

Just in time for World Malaria Day: GHG partners with Novartis Foundation to tackle malaria in Namibia

The Global Health Group is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development, the Namibian National Vector-borne Disease Control Program (NVDCP), the Multidisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Namibia (UNAM), the London School of Hygiene and...More

Global Health Group and partners release the Elimination Scenario Planning tool manual

This World Malaria Day, the UCSF Global Health Group is proud to announce the release of the new report, “From Malaria Control to Malaria Elimination: A Manual for Elimination Scenario Planning”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