Dar es Salaam, November 29, 2017. The Residual Malaria Transmission workshop enters the second day today. The workshop, which is scheduled to end tomorrow, discusses findings of research projects investigating the magnitude and causes of residual transmission.
IHI scientists – Dr. Honorati Masanja, Dr. Fredros Okumu, and Dr. Sarah Moore – released on the first day of the workshop a joint statement on the situation of residual malaria, which updates on what is being done in Tanzania and discusses resistance and new horizon products, suggesting that behavior change is key to maximizing control.
Read the statement here: IHI scientists joint statement on the situation of residual malaria in Tanzania
IHI hosts the workshop jointly with the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Special Program for Research in Tropical Diseases (TDR) and The Global Malaria Programme (GMP).
The workshop, the first of its kind to be held in Tanzania, brings together researchers, experts, government officials, development partners and civil society organizations from Africa, Asia, Europe and America. #