Preliminary Program.

 
Malaria Today
For full concurrent session details, please click on the session names within each pillar.

Current status of vector control
Confirmed Speaker:
Prof Janet Hemingway, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Open for abstracts

Current status of therapies against malaria- drugs
Chair: Dr David Reddy, Medicines for Malaria Venture
Confirmed Speakers:
Dr David Reddy, Medicines for Malaria Venture
Prof Ric Price, Menzies School of Health Research
Open for abstracts

Malaria Elimination: Whose business is it?
Chair: Jane Halton, COTA Australia (Council on the Ageing)
Open for abstracts

*Details will be published shortly.

Scale-up & innovating with existing interventions
Chair: Prof John Reeder, TDR/World Health Organisation
Effective Malaria Frontline approachs
Q&A Panel

8:30AM

 


 

9:00AM

 


 

9:30AM

 


 

10:00AM

PLENARY 1

Chair: Prof Alan Lopez, The University of Melbourne

Malaria Today: The numbers
Dr Pedro Alonso, World Health Organisation

PLENARY 2

Chair: Prof Alan Lopez, The University of Melbourne

Global numbers
Prof Simon Hay, University of Washington

PLENARY 3

Chair: Prof Alan Lopez, The University of Melbourne

Drivers of the numbers in the region & what's the difference
Dr Awa Coll-Seck, Minister of State Republic of Senegal

MORNING TEA & NETWORKING

Peoples Engagement in malaria programmes
Lessons from community involvement from control to eliminate malaria
Lessons from the Pacific - Vanuatu
Lessons learnt from Solomon Islands
Open for abstracts
Q&A Panel

10:30AM

Mass drug administration for elimination
Chair: Prof Arjen Dondorp, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit

*Details will be published shortly.

12:30PM

Lunch and Networking

 

Maintaining national Political leadership in the context of declining infection rates?
Confirmed Speaker:
Paola Marchesini, Ministry of Health, Brazil

Resurgence & containing Artemisinin Resistance
How does context affect participation?
Professor Tran Thanh Duong, National institute of malaria, parasitology and entomology, Vietnam (AAF Nominee)
Dr Huch Chea, National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria control, Cambodia) (AAF Nominee)
Dr Sengchanh Kounnavong, NIOPH, Lao PDR (AAF nominee)
People movement, refugees, threat of further spread
Fragile systems, practical issues controlling malaria in face of drug shortages?

Context & community participation: what have we learnt
How does context affect participation?
Government Perspectives on community participation
CSO Perspectives on community participation
Donor perspectives
Panel - Lessons for action

3:00PM

3:30PM

 


 

4:00PM

 


 

4:30PM


 

5:30PM

AFTERNOON TEA & NETWORKING

PLENARY 4

Chair: Prof Graham Brown, The University of Melbourne

Key problems of today: Antimalarials & Drug resistance
Prof Arjen Dondorp, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit

PLENARY 5

Chair: Prof Graham Brown, The University of Melbourne

Insecticide resistance
Prof Janet Hemingway, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Panel Discussion

Facilitator: Prof Graham Brown
Panel members: Dr Pedro Alonso, Dr Awa Coll-Seck, Prof Simon Hay, Prof Janet Hemingway, Prof Arjen Dondorp

POSTER SESSION