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Malaria Vector Control: Research, Economics and Policy

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Tuesday, 01 July 2014

Cineworld: The O2, London, SE10 0DX, UK

The WHO estimations on the burden of malaria do not fully reflect the availability of new tools to fight the diseases nor the multiplicity of parasitological, epidemiology and treatment research- as well as the new thinking on financing- that have been taken place in the last decade. In fact 219 million cases of malaria occur every year around the world and 660.000 people still die – mainly in children under the age of 5.  Moreover, it is evident that current funding levels do not allow for full implementation of the newest and most effective interventions globally: The Roll Back Malaria Partnership estimates that an annual funding gap of about $2.8 billion will need to be filled in order to  to reduce its incidence by 75% and malaria deaths to zero by 2015.

www.regonline.co.uk/MalVector2014

 

This conference aims at understanding the scientific, economic and political implications behind the opportunities and hurdles to stop this killing disease and to achieve the Millennium Development Goals targets. This event has CPD accreditation.

 

Meeting Chair: Miss Giulia Boselli, Global Health Specialist- Consultant, UK

 

Who Should Attend: Member of research institutions, government bodies, NGOs, international organizations and academies

 

This event is part of The Beating Malaria Summit London 2014 – BeatingMalariaLondon2014.com

 

The deadline for abstract submissions for oral presentation is April 10th 2014

Abstracts for poster presentation only can be submitted up to two weeks before the event. You can download the instructions for authors at

www.euroscicon.com/AbstractsForOralAndPosterPresentation.pdf

 

SPEAKERS INCLUDE
Dr Hitoshi Kawada, Associate Professor, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan

Miss Giulia Boselli, Global Health Specialist- Consultant, UK

Professor Ranjan Ramasamy, Visiting Professor, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Dr Bhargavi Rao, Honorary Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College London, UK

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