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COURSE: Spectroscopy, machine learning to advance malaria surveillance

March 25, 2024 9:00
COURSE: Spectroscopy, machine learning to advance malaria surveillance
Course flyer. Photo Courtesy: PAMCA

Ifakara Health Institute, the University of Glasgow, and the Pan-African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA) are jointly offering an online and in-person training on Infrared Spectroscopy and Machine Learning to advance Malaria Surveillance across Africa. 

Themed "Advancing Malaria Surveillance Across Africa," this course welcomes participants involved in combating vector-borne diseases, including entomologists, researchers, members of the National Malaria Control Program, and graduate students. 

Expert facilitators include Ifakara scientists, Fredros Okumu, Sophia Mwinyi, Emmanuel Mwanga, and Issa Mshani, alongside Simon Babayan, Francesco Baldini, Mario Gonzalez Jimenez, and Mauro Pazmino Betancourth from the University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, and Maggy Sikulu-Lord from the Near-Infrared Surveillance for Infectious Diseases (NIRSID) Consortia, Australia.

Those interested in taking part should apply via the online application form: IRs-ML Workshop - Application form. The deadline for applications is the 1st of April 2024. Selection for participation will be based on the criteria outlined in the application form.