Preliminary Program.

 
 
Malaria in a Global Health Context
For full concurrent session details, please click on the session names within each pillar.

Engagement & role of the private sector

*Details will be published shortly.

Integrated Control of VBDs & health security
Current status of integrated control
Lessons learnt from integrated control - drug-based methods
Lessons learnt from integrated control - vector control
Lessons learnt from Dengue/Zika frontline control

Malaria elimination task force project (METF) - malaria elimination on the frontline
Chair: Prof Francois Nosten, Nuffield Department of Medicine

Introduction
Prof Francois Nosten, Nuffield Department of Medicine

ACT Resistance on the Thai-Myanmar Border
Aung Paye Phyo, (AAF nominee)

Strategy of METF and Impact
Jordi Landier

Trends in Molecular markers and resistance
Aung Myint Thu, (AAF nominee)

Importance of Monitoring and Evaluation
Jade Rae

Entomological determinants of malaria elimination
Victor Chaumeau

Mathematical models to extend and extrapolate the empirical evidence on targeted malaria elimination
Prof Lisa White and Ricardo Aguas

Governance, Politics and conclusion
Prof Arjen Dondorp, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit

Q&A

Engaging & sustaining community Involvement in Health/Disease Control
Chair: Prof Leonore Manderson, Monash University

Lessons learnt on successful community involvement programs/movements
Open for abstracts
Supporting volunteers in elimination; lessons learnt from GMS
Role of volunteers in communities
Pressures to integrate at community level
How to sustain community involvement when cases are negligible
Communities & health promotion
Panel Discussion

10:30AM

Next gen vaccines & targets

*Details will be published shortly.

12:30PM

Lunch and Networking

 

Triple combination therapy for multidrug resistant malaria
Chair: Prof Arjen Dondorp, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit

*Details will be published shortly.

Antimalarial drug resistance and health security
Chair: Prof Francois Nosten, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit

*Details will be published shortly.

1:30PM

Global Health Security & AMR
Open for abstracts

*Details will be published shortly.

Health Systems Strengthening - Malaria & SDGs
Chair: Barbara McPake, The University of Melbourne

*Details will be published shortly.

Antimalarial drug resistance and health security
Challenge of malaria control in PNG
Strengthening capacity for quality malaria diagnosis in PNG
Provision of technical expertise in malaria diganostics and control
Operational research
Partnership approaches for improved outcomes

Mobile People & Populations: Understanding & meeting needs
Overview of mobility & universal health access
Human face of accessing (building trust)
Governance & management of cross border services
Meeting needs of ethnic populations
Sustaining delivery beyond projects
Open for abstracts

3:00PM

3:30PM

 

 

4:00PM

 

4:30PM

5:30PM

AFTERNOON TEA & NETWORKING

PLENARY 7

Chair: Jane Halton, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)

Global Health Security

PLENARY 8

Chair: Jane Halton, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)

PANEL DISCUSSION

Poster Session