UCSF Malaria Elimination Initiative publishes new series of background papers on malaria elimination

Can we eliminate malaria? Recent successes in Senegal and Zambia show pockets of success which have the potential to expand, bit by bit. Other countries, like Namibia and Swaziland, are getting even closer to eliminating malaria. After all, we did it here in the United States, too. The real question is: How do we do it efficiently and effectively?

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Surveillance assistants learn the rapid reporting function on mobile phones.

Utilizing rapid reporting technology to create malaria-free areas in Ethiopia

Aiming to build the most effective strategies for establishing and growing malaria-free areas in Ethiopia, the Federal Ministry of Health is partnering with the Malaria Control and Evaluation Partnership in Africa (MACEPA), the Amhara Regional Health Bureau, and The Carter Center, to launch a new venture—the Malaria Elimination Demonstration Project.

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