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Southern Africa revitalizes tri-lateral cross-border malaria initiative

In July 2015, Ministers of Health from Swaziland, South Africa, and Mozambique signed an agreement to revitalize the Lubombo Spatial Development Initiative (LSDI) under a new name: the Mozambique, South Africa, and Swaziland Cross Border Malaria Initiative (MOSASWA)More

Vector Control for Malaria Elimination Retreat Summary now available

The UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) convened a group of experts from research institutions and partner organizations from all over the world to generate enthusiasm and collaboration around a new research program supported by the Parker Foundation that aims to...More

Partners of the Global Fund Meet to discuss new strategy

The Global Fund released a new meeting report from the 2015 Partnership Forum in Bangkok, Thailand (June 24-25).More

Global leaders call for increased financing for malaria

At a special side event of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development entitled Malaria Financing for a New Era: An Exceptional Case for Investment, global leaders of the malaria community called for increased investment in malaria control and elimination in order to achieve a...More

APLMA appoints Dr. Mboi as Envoy

The Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) announced that Dr. Nafsiah Mboi has been appointed APLMA Envoy. APLMA is an alliance of Asian and Pacific heads of government formed to accelerate progress against malaria and to achieve an Asia Pacific free of malaria by 2030.More
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Sean Parker Supports UCSF to Advance Research on Mosquito Control for Malaria Elimination

Sean Parker, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and philanthropist, has donated $4.5 million to UC San Francisco (UCSF) to launch a research program directed by Sir Richard Feachem on innovative and aggressive approaches against the mosquito that transmits malariaMore

New findings show modern housing reduces malaria risk

Researchers from UCSF, in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Durham University, published a new reviewMore

Roll Back Malaria Partnership Evolves to Support Malaria in New Development Context

On May 14-15th, the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Board meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss recommendations for a refocused partnership architecture that would support continued progress in defeating malaria.More

World Health Assembly approves global malaria strategy for 2016-2030

This week, at the 68th World Health Assembly meeting, the WHO Global technical Strategy (GTS) for Malaria 2016-2030 was approved and adopted by WHO Member States.More

The Malaria Elimination Initiative Celebrates World Malaria Day

On World Malaria Day, with partners and collaborators around the globe, the UCSF Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) celebrated worldwide progress in reducing the malaria burdenMore