Last Updated

06 Apr 2021

MasterClass by IHI: A Thousand Lives a Day

Fredros Okumu from the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) and Sheila Ogoma from the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) are hosting a Master Class on A Thousand Lives a Day.

Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021

Time: 3:00 pm East African Time

Speakers

  • Profs. Pedro Alonso (World Health Organization, Switzerland)
  • Patrick Kachur (Columbia University Medical Center, USA)
  • Elizabeth Juma (Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya)

Topics:

  • Where are we? A review of past and current malaria strategies.
  • Building essential health system structures for malaria control.
  • Key Lessons from the COVID19 Pandemic – is Malaria still an NTD?
  • Updates on malaria epidemiology and control: where are we heading?
  • Vital malaria metrics: counting bites, cases and deaths.
  • Balancing malaria case management and vector control in areas with different epidemiological settings.
  • Essential updates on drugs, diagnostics, vaccines and vector control.
  • Building essential careers and leadership malaria control in endemic countries.
  • Financing for malaria control and R&D.
  • The unfortunate story of 2.2 billion nets and a flat curve: can we build resilience?

If you’d like to attend, please register in advance at this link.