Working together towards success in controlling malaria in Huambo Province, Angola

The following colleagues from the Ministry of Health in Huambo Angola and Jhpiego presented their work at the 141st American Public health Annual Meeting in Boston yesterday: Frederico Juliana, Jhony Juarez, Amandio Natito, and Lelo Zola. Please see their contribution below. Malaria is the first cause of morbidity and mortality in Angola. Angola has 18… Continue reading Working together towards success in controlling malaria in Huambo Province, Angola

Mass Screening And Treatment Of Malaria, An Intervention In Flood Disaster Situation, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

Opadiran Oluwatunmobi, Oluwafemi Ajumobi, Victoria Ibeh, Ogu Omede, and Godwin Ntadom from the National Malaria Control Programme, Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria presented their experiences on malaria in an emergency setting at the recently concluded Multilateral Initiative on Malaria 6th Pan Africa malaria Conference in Durban, South Africa. Below, they have shared their experiences… Continue reading Mass Screening And Treatment Of Malaria, An Intervention In Flood Disaster Situation, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

Pan-African Moquito Control Association Launches at MIM2013

The idea for a Pan-African Mosquito Control Association (PPAMCA) was floated at the 2009 Multilateral Initiative for Malaria Conference in Nairobi.  As a result, both Kenya and Nigeria formed associations. Now the ground is set for a true launching of the continent-wide association. The formal launching took place at the 6th Pan-African Malaria Conference in… Continue reading Pan-African Moquito Control Association Launches at MIM2013

Jhpiego at MIM2013 – Harmonizing Malaria in Pregnancy Guidance: A Review from 5 African Countries

Elaine Roman, Patricia Gomez, Aimee Dickerson from Jhpiego (An Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University) and MCHIP developed the following abstract for a poster presentation at MIM2013 in collaboration with the US President’s Malaria Initiative. A copy of the full report is available at MCHIP. Thirty-nine countries in sub-Saharan Africa have malaria in pregnancy (MIP) policies in… Continue reading Jhpiego at MIM2013 – Harmonizing Malaria in Pregnancy Guidance: A Review from 5 African Countries

MIM 2013 Opens – MIM Chair Speech

Excerpts of opening session speech by Professor Rose Gana Fomban LEKE at 6th MIM Pan African Malaria Conference looks at 15 years of the Multilateral Initiative for Malaria. It’s been 15 years of promoting global co-ordination and collaboration in malaria research. In these years, MIM via its unique organizational structure consisting of multiple supporting mechanisms (MIM/TDR,… Continue reading MIM 2013 Opens – MIM Chair Speech

Tribute to Professor Celestine O. Onwuliri

Professor Oladele Akogun (akoguno@yahoo.com) of the University of Common Heritage Foundation and the Federal University of Technology, Yola, Nigeria pays tribute to his colleague Professor CO Onwuliri The death has been announced of one of Nigeria’s leading parasitologists, Professor Celestine Onwuliri in the DANA Air crash in Lagos earlier this month.  Professor Onwuliri taught helminthology… Continue reading Tribute to Professor Celestine O. Onwuliri