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Global Health Group publishes on malaria risk mapping

In elimination settings when cases are clustered, understanding exactly where the malaria risk is becomes an important part of a program’s ability to target resources and interventionsMore

Case study on elimination in Namibia published

Researchers at the Global Health Group, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, and the Namibia National Vector-borne Disease Control Program have published a new case study documenting Namibia’s path to become malaria free by 2020More

Commentary: Asia Pacific adopts game-changing goal to be malaria-free by 2030

Last week, during the East Asia Summit in Myanmar, leaders from 18 countries in the region committed to eliminating malaria in the Asia Pacific by 2030More

APMEN holds first Surveillance and Response Training in Wuxi, China

The Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) Surveillance and Response Training, held in Wuxi, China at the Jiangsu Institute of Parasitic Diseases (JIPD) from October 20-29, brought together 53 participants to increase knowledge of transitioning malaria programs from control to eliminationMore

APMEN and APLMA collaborate to eliminate malaria in Asia Pacific

On Friday, October 17th, the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) and the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) met at the 9th Malaria Elimination Group meeting in Sri LankaMore

Malaria Elimination Initiative represents at 63rd Annual ASTMH meeting

A wide range of research on malaria elimination was showcased this year at the 63rd Annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) conference in New Orleans on November 2-5More

Malaria Elimination Group releases Colombo Declaration at 9th MEG meeting

From October 14-17, world renowned experts in malaria, representatives from Ministries of Health of malaria-endemic countries in Asia and Africa, the World Health Organization, and international health donors including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS,...More

Interview: Sri Lanka's Malaria History – Learning from the past and looking towards the future

Last week, as world malaria experts convened in Colombo for the ninth Malaria Elimination Group meeting, we had the pleasure of getting a firsthand account of Sri Lanka’s journey to becoming malaria freeMore

MPAC Meets to Discuss Role of Elimination in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region

Earlier this September, global experts on malaria gathered in Geneva for the World Health Organization’s Malaria Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC)More

Briefing: The risk of malaria resurgence

A newly released policy briefing by the Malaria Elimination Initiative documents the underlying reasons and potential dangers of resurgent malariaMore