Jhpiego Malaria Team at the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene Conference

ASTMH 2014Jhpiego’s Malaria Team is co-hosting a symposium on Malaria in Pregnancy and presenting several posters at the upcoming ASTMH 2014 annual meeting in New Orleans, 2-6 November. Below is an outline of these events for those who may be in attendance. Jhpiego also will have a booth in the Exhibition area – please visit it.

Symposium: Integrating and Innovating: Strengthening Care for Mothers and Children with Infectious Diseases, 1:45 – 3:30 p.m., Marriott – Mardi Gras Ballroom D (Third Floor): Co-Faciliators: Elaine Roman, Jhpiego | Erin Eckert, USAID/ PMI

  • Improving Malaria Outcomes in Malawi: Focusing on Integration of Services at all Levels, John Munthali, Jhpiego, Malawi
  • Performance Quality Improvement Lending to Corrected Documented Outcomes for Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Kenya, Muthoni Kariuki, Jhpiego, Kenya
  • The provision of HIV and IPTp Services in Antenatal Care in Malawi: Views of Health Care Providers from a Qualitative Study, P. Stanley Yoder
  • Mothers and Mycobacteria: Implications of the Intersection of TB, Pregnancy, and Maternal and Newborn Health, Charlotte Colvin
  • Wrap-up: The Growing Role of Infectious Disease in Maternal Mortality Reduction: How to Attain the Post-MDG targets, Allisyn Moran

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Poster Sessions:

Poster Session A: Monday 12:00 – 1:45 p.m., Marriott Grand Ballroom (Third Floor)

  • Quality Inspired Project – A Key to Achieving Results with Malaria Interventions, Grace Qorro, Jhpiego Tanzania
  • Prevention of Malaria in Pregnancy: Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) Promote Community-based Activities to Increase Uptake of Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy (IPTp) in Kenya, Augustine Ngindu, Jhpiego Kenya

Poster Session B: Tuesday 12:00 – 1:45 p.m., Marriott Grand Ballroom (Third Floor)

  • Improving Maternal and Neonatal Health: Complementary Role of the Private Sector Increasing Uptake of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Malaria in Pregnancy in Kenya, Augustine Ngindu, Jhpiego, Kenya

Poster Session C: Wednesday 12:00 – 1:45 p.m., Marriott Grand Ballroom (Third Floor)

  • Expanding Health Ministry Capacity to Deliver Malaria and Other Health Commodities at the Community Level in Nigeria, Bright Orji, Jhpiego, Nigeria

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