1st Malaria World Congress

1-5 July 2018

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia

A unique platform for ALL stakeholders to build a solid framework for collaborative action against malaria.

Join us in Melbourne 2018 to unite to eliminate malaria.
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A series of pre-Congress interviews and panel discussions designed to promote collaborative action against malaria.

Dialogue III: Malaria elimination in a global health context

A conversation with Dr Christoph Benn, Director of External Relations at the Global Fund and Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director General for Programmes at the World Health Organisation.


Why you should attend.

Congress highlights from Professor Alan Cowman & Professor Brendan Crabb.

Where are delegates coming from? 

Currently we have registrations from over 61 different countries around the world. View the heat map to see where they're coming from!

Updated 08 June 2018

MWC in the News. 

See how the First Malaria World Congress is making waves. Click the image above to listen to the latest ABC media report on the Congress and interviews with some of our key speakers and panellists. 


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Final Program.

A truly multi-sector approach putting a strong focus on collaboration, this landmark malaria congress integrates; discovery science with frontline, public health initiatives, policy and governance, private sector, partnerships and affected communities with the ultimate aim being a unified response to elimination and eradication.

View the full program detail now!

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The Australian Government is pleased to support the inaugural Malaria World Congress.
We are committed to the goal of achieving the elimination of malaria in our region by 2030.
The Malaria World Congress will bring together the global malaria community for the first time to share ideas, innovate and agree on global action to achieve this goal.
— Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs