Single Low-dose Primaquine to Interrupt P. falciparum Transmission in Africa: A Roadmap Update

The Global Health Group at the University of California, San Francisco and the Malaria Centre at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine hosted a primaquine roadmap update meeting in London, England on March 18th and 19th, 2014. This summary represents highlights from presentations and discussions.

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Publication date: March 2014
Source: UCSF Global Health Group Malaria Elimination Initiative

Review of Mass Drug Administration and Primaquine Use

A background paper which provides a comprehensive analysis of malaria mass drug administration (MDA) conducted over the past century, summarizing delivery strategies, technical parameters, and drug regimens, and mapping out recommendations for future MDA efforts for malaria elimination.

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Publication date: January 2014
Source: UCSF Global Health Group Malaria Elimination Initiative

Surveillance Systems to Facilitate Malaria Elimination

A background paper which describes the essential components of an ideal malaria surveillance system using examples from existing surveillance systems and examines the vital role of targeted and timely surveillance in achieving elimination.

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Publication date: January 2014
Source: UCSF Global Health Group Malaria Elimination Initiative

Program Management Issues in Implementation of Elimination Strategies

A background paper by the UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria initiative examining the major enabling factors and roadblocks in the management of malaria elimination activities. The paper discusses how to effectively manage the shift from malaria control to elimination at the national level, borrowing from management techniques used in the private sector.

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Publication date: January 2014
Source: UCSF Global Health Group Malaria Elimination Initiative

The impact of the Global Fund’s New Funding Model on Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network Countries

An analysis of the impact of the Global Fund’s New Funding Model on the 15 Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) countries in order to raise awareness of the projected increase or decrease in funding and generate evidence that can be used to advocate for closing financial gaps.

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Publication date: May 2014
Source: UCSF Global Health Sciences

The impact of the Global Fund’s New Funding Model on the 34 malaria-eliminating countries

An analysis of the impact of the Global Fund’s New Funding Model on the 34 malaria-eliminating countries in order to raise awareness of the projected increase or decrease in funding and generate evidence that can be used to advocate for closing financial gaps.

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Publication date: May 2014
Source: UCSF Global Health Sciences