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26 Apr 2022

Malaria Policy Advisory Group (MPAG) meeting report: March 2022

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Malaria Policy Advisory Group (‎MPAG)‎ meeting report: March 2022

On 23–24 March 2022, the WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Group (MPAG) convened virtually to review updates and progress, and to provide guidance on thematic areas of work by the Global Malaria Programme. The meeting focused on 8 topics: 1) an update on the RTS,S malaria vaccine and the draft framework for vaccine allocation; 2) the operational manual for subnational tailoring of malaria interventions; 3) Plasmodium knowlesi disease burden and transmission: implications for WHO certification of malaria elimination; 4) the report of the technical consultation to review the classification of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD); 5) an update on the WHO Guidelines for malaria; 6) an update on “Rethinking Malaria” and preparations for the Africa regional meeting; 7) an update on the framework for response to malaria in urban areas; and 8) an update on the development of a strategy to respond to antimalarial drug resistance in Africa.