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06 Jul 2022

MESA FORUM: Responding to the threat of malaria parasites evading HRP2-RDTs

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MESA FORUM: Responding to the threat of malaria parasites evading HRP2-RDTs


The WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Group released a statement calling for urgent action to address the increase in prevalence of pfhrp2/3 deletions in all endemic countries, and particularly in the Horn of Africa.

The MESA Alliance organized a virtual forum to raise awareness and facilitate information sharing among malaria stakeholders involved in the fight against this biological threat.

PANELISTS:

  • Chair: Deus Ishengoma – Principal Research Scientist (National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania)
  • Dionicia Gamboa – Head of the Malaria Laboratory (Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru)
  • Selam Mihreteab – Manager of the National Malaria Control Programme (Ministry of Health, Eritrea)
  • Jane Cunningham – Medical Officer, Global Malaria Programme (WHO)
  • Eric Rogier – Microbiologist, Malaria Branch (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA)

FORUM MATERIALS:

Slide deck of the presentations.
Coming soon: Q&A document with responses to the unanswered questions received before and during the forum.

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