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Challenges in Malaria Research 2012

BioMed Central, in conjunction with its journals Malaria Journal and Parasites & Vectors, hosted the second malaria conference “Challenges in Malaria Research: Progress Towards Elimination” in Basel, Switzerland from 10 – 12 October 2012.

Delegates from 42 countries gather to hear Internationally renowned speakers present their insights into malaria elimination, including social science and policies; Artemisinin resistance; new drugs; vaccines; diagnostic challenges and vector controls. Cape Verde, Sri Lanka, Turkmenistan and Mauritius presented their experiences in malaria elimination to launch the series of Case Studies on Malaria Elimination from WHO and the UCSF Global Health Group.

Meeting abstracts are available here

The poster prize donated by Sight & Life was won by Marta Maia of LHSTM and Ifakara Health Institute with Corine Demanga of McGill University as runner up.

Organizing committee

Marcel Tanner

Marcel Tanner

Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute, Switzerland

Marcel Hommel

Marcel Hommel

University of Liverpool, UK

David Bell

David Bell

FIND, Switzerland

David Rollinson

David Rollinson

Natural History Museum, UK

Takken Willem

Willem Takken

Wageningen University, Netherlands

Ambrose Talisuna

Ambrose O. Talisuna

World Wide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), Kenya

Tim Wells

Tim Wells

MMV, Switzerland

Nicholas White

Nicholas J. White

University of Oxford, UK

Dyann Wirth

Dyann Wirth

Harvard University, USA

Speakers

Pedro Alonso

Pedro Alonso

Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB), Spain

Kevin Baird

Kevin Baird

Eijkman-Oxford Clinical Research Unit, Jakarta

Teun Bousema

Teun Bousema

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

Richard E.Cibulskis

Richard E.Cibulskis

Global Malaria Programme WHO, Switzerland

Don de Savigny

Don de Savigny

Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute, Switzerland

Abdoulaye Diabaté

Abdoulaye Diabaté

Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Burkina Faso

Chris Drakeley

Chris Drakeley

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

Simon Hay

Simon Hay

University of Oxford, UK

Stephen Hoffman

Stephen Hoffman

Sanaria Inc, USA

Peter Kremsner

Peter Kremsner

Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen, Germany

Steve Lindsey

Steve Lindsay

Durham University, UK

James-McCarthy

James McCarthy

Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia

Hassan Mshinda

Hassan Mshinda

Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology, Tanzania

Halima Mwenesi

Halima Mwenesi

FHI 360 Global Health, Population and Nutrition Group , USA

Robert Newman

Robert Newman

Global Malaria Programme WHO, Switzerland

Tanya Shewchuk

Tanya Shewchuk

ACTwatch PSI, Kenya

Robert Sinden

Robert Sinden

Imperial College London, UK

Laurence Slutsker

Laurence Slutsker

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Marcel Tanner

Marcel Tanner

Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute, Switzerland

Ambrose Talisuna

Ambrose Talisuna

World Wide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), Kenya

Tim Wells

Tim Wells

Medicines for Malaria Venture, Switzerland

Nicholas White

Nicholas White

University of Oxford, UK

Bryan Yeung

Bryan Yeung

Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases , Singapore

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