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Malaria Dialogues: Join the discussion

Tracy Parish

13 June, 2018

Bringing together a fragmented global malaria elimination response is one of the driving forces behind the groundbreaking 1st Malaria World Congress (MWC2018) in Melbourne next month.

Congress founder, Professor Brendan Crabb AC says for the first time malaria researchers, policy makers, international development experts, and the various sectors focused on eliminating malaria will be in the same room. Connecting and collaboration are key drivers behind the inaugural Malaria World Congress and vital if we are to achieve the goal of eliminating this devastating disease.

Ahead of the Congress, you can join in a fascinating series of online Malaria Dialogues, hosted by Dr Tim France. They are designed to promote collaborative action against malaria.

Malaria Today

Dr Winnie Mpanju Shumbusho discusses the recent history and present status of malaria control and elimination efforts. Dr Winnie Mpanju Shumbusho is the Chairperson of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership to End Malaria Board. She was talking with Dr Tim France.

Putting People at the Centre

Dr Khuất Thị Hải Oanh, Executive Director of the Center for Supporting Community Development Initiatives (SCDI) in Vietnam spoke with Dr Tim France about civil society leadership as a core requirement for malaria elimination, relevant lessons from the global HIV response, and how we will know if we are placing people at the centre of malaria elimination efforts.

Join us at the Congress from 1-5 July. Register today!

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Doctor Patricia Vietheer

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patricia.vietheer@burnet.edu.au

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