Last Updated

03 May 2021

MasterClass by IHI: Fixed, Few & Findable

Fredros Okumu from the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) and Sheila Ogoma from the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) are hosting a Master Class on Fixed, Few & Findable.

Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm East African Time

Speakers

  • Dr. Hmooda Kafy (Ministry of Health, Sudan)
  • Dr. Peter Dechant (DeChant Vector Solutions LLC, USA)
  • Dr. Peter Dambach (Heidelberg Institute of Global Health - HIGH, Germany)
  • Dr. Silas Majambere (Pan-African Mosquito Control Association - PAMCA)

Additional Experts: Drs. Prosper Chaki, Bart Knols, Emmanuel Hakizimana, Anne Wilson and Steve Lindsay.

Topics:

  • The Aquatic Ecology of Dominant Malaria vectors
  • Historical accounts of Larval Source Management (LSM) and Malaria Control
  • Epidemiological [and entomological] evidence for effectiveness of LSM
  • The Triple F Dilemma: what is the potential of LSM in rural areas
  • The financial and logistical concerns relevant to LSM
  • LSM in the context of WHO’s Global Vector Control Response 2016-2030
  • Larvicides, The Maps and The Technologies
  • In-country Capabilities for Larval Source Management
  • Community Engagement: should LSM campaigns be vertical, horizontal or hybrid?
  • Building essential careers & leadership vector control in endemic countries

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