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04 Jun 2020

MPAC conclusions and recommendations: May 2020

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MPAC conclusions and recommendations: May 2020

On 13–14 May 2020, the WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC) convened virtually to review updates and progress, and to provide guidance on thematic areas of work by the Global Malaria Programme. The virtual meeting focused on three topics in 6sessions: 1) an update on the classification of insecticide-treated net (ITN) products; 2) an update on the “High burden to high impact (HBHI)” approach including pillar 2: use of strategic information to drive impact; and 3) a report on the WHO technical consultation to review the role of drugs in malaria prevention for people living in endemic settings. Brief updates on the RTS,S Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme and malaria elimination were included in the report from the Director.