Updates

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Request for proposals: Innovative finance mechanism for malaria elimination

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (The Global Fund) has opened a request for proposals (RFP) in Innovative Finance Mechanism for Malaria Elimination. The deadline for applications is April 17th 2019.
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MOOC on Medical Entomology organized by Institut Pasteur

Which mosquitoes transmit the parasites responsible for malaria? Is the Asian tiger mosquito vector of the Zika virus? How is the transmission from vectors to humans and from humans to vector? Here are some of the questions that will find answers in the MOOC Pasteur "Medical Entomology", starting March 18th, 2019.
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Virtual Keystone Symposium: "Mosquito-Borne Diseases: From Long-Time Foes to Emerging Threats"

Join this free e-panel on mosquito-borne diseases featuring live Q&A with the panellists and additional expert guests on February 27th, 2019.
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Open consultation on WHO prioritization framework for the R&D of malaria health products

WHO is undertaking a consultative process to solicit inputs into a prioritization framework for the research and development (R&D) of malaria health products. A draft report “Analysis of Malaria R&D Priorities” identifies five key challenges that represent threats or barriers to achieving the WHO Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016–2030 goals. This early copy of the report is being shared at a time when WHO is exploring how best to guide and support the development of priority solutions to meet public health needs.
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MESA co-hosting a critical global gathering in response to the latest disease reality and future innovation and financing needs

The MESA Alliance is set to co-host an invite-only scientific symposium entitled, “Innovate for Collective Impact to End Malaria,” on Friday, January 11, 2019, at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, USA. Its core objective is to frame a response to the 2018 World Malaria Report and to develop innovative approaches to collectively bridge critical issues in malaria eradication spanning research, financing, and implementation.
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Postgraduate Course: Capacity Building in Malaria with a Focus on E-Learning

The 5th edition of the Malaria Course with a Focus on E-Learning will take place from March 25th to April 19th, 2019, in Bagamoyo, Tanzania. Registrations are open until January 15th, 2019.
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Daily post from MIM 2018: Day 5

 

This MESA Correspondents report has moved to its new home in the MESA Resource Hub. 

 

Read it [here], and browse reports from other relevant meetings [here].

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Daily post from MIM 2018: Day 4

 

This MESA Correspondents report has moved to its new home in the MESA Resource Hub. 

 

Read it [here], and browse reports from other relevant meetings [here].

 

 

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Daily post from MIM 2018: Day 3

 

This MESA Correspondents report has moved to its new home in the MESA Resource Hub. 

 

Read it [here], and browse reports from other relevant meetings [here].

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Daily post from MIM 2018: Day 2

 

This MESA Correspondents report has moved to its new home in the MESA Resource Hub. 

 

Read it [here], and browse reports from other relevant meetings [here].

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Daily post from MIM 2018: Day 1

 

This MESA Correspondents report has moved to its new home in the MESA Resource Hub. 

 

Read it [here], and browse reports from other relevant meetings [here].

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Daily post from MIM 2018: Opening Ceremony

 

This MESA Correspondents report has moved to its new home in the MESA Resource Hub. 

 

Read it [here], and browse reports from other relevant meetings [here].

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MESA grantee shares findings

Another MESA grantee has finalised its projects and shared the findings: the MESA-funded IVERMAL Study, a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial conducted in Kenya and led by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) has produced new evidence that supports the use of ivermectin as a tool for malaria elimination.
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Volunteer opportunity with MESA

MESA is seeking 3 volunteer MESA Correspondents to report from the 2018 MIM conference in Dakar, Senegal.
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ASTMH 2017, Session Summary of the Symposium 62: "Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Testing: Understanding and Managing the Threat of PfHRP2/3-Negative Plasmodium falciparum"

 

This MESA Correspondents report has moved to its new home in the MESA Resource Hub. 

 

Read it [here], and browse reports from other relevant meetings [here].

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ASTMH 2017, Session Summary of the Symposium 175: "Malaria: Mosquito Transmission and Interruption"

 

This MESA Correspondents report has moved to its new home in the MESA Resource Hub. 

 

Read it [here], and browse reports from other relevant meetings [here].

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ASTMH 2017, Session Summary of the Symposium 2: "New Tools for Malaria Vector Control"

 

This MESA Correspondents report has moved to its new home in the MESA Resource Hub. 

 

Read it [here], and browse reports from other relevant meetings [here].

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ASTMH 2017, Session Summary of the Symposium 121: "School-Based Malaria Interventions: Impact on Health and Transmission"

 

This MESA Correspondents report has moved to its new home in the MESA Resource Hub. 

 

Read it [here], and browse reports from other relevant meetings [here].

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MOOC Malaria: Institut Pasteur's new and free online course

Institut Pasteur presents their new and free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Malaria.

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RFP to Support Global Effort re. Malaria Eradication: MESA TRACK and Web Tools Design (Technical / ICT)

T'is the season for self-reflection over results of the past year and gearing up on activities of the new. We at the Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA) are also looking ahead and now invite innovative solution partners to our Request for Proposal (RFP).