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October 11, 2013 - 09:38 -- MESA Alliance
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MESA (the Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance) follows-up on the malERA agenda and provides a dedicated platform for the community in order to accelerate the translation of the science of malaria eradication for impact. With the community, MESA monitors progress and takes the next steps to advance the science of malaria eradication. MESA reviews existing evidence and supports projects on research questions critical to malaria eradication. For more information, please visit www.mesamalaria.org.

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MESA News: Operational research projects share findings with local stakeholders

February 26, 2015 - 17:26 -- MESA Alliance

Three MESA-funded projects in Cambodia, Kenya and Tanzania looked at what can be done to reduce efficacy decay of malaria interventions in different settings, and the feasibility of clearing parasites from asymptomatic people. As the projects wrap-up, the research groups are sharing findings with National Malaria Control Programmes, Ministries of Health, as well as national research networks. 

News from MESA: The UK Parliament's 750th birthday & malaria research

January 29, 2015 - 19:00 -- MESA Alliance

On the UK Parliament's 750th birthday, the All Party Parliamentary Group met to discuss collaborative initiatives in malaria research.

In the historic setting of the Palace of Westminster, on January 20th, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (APPMG) met to discuss collaborative initiatives in malaria research. Last year, the UK Government pledged to increase funding for the fight against malaria up to £500 million every year, a goal the APPMG hopes to see achieved in 2015.

NEW from MESA: 'Assessing the human infectious reservoir of malaria', webcasts from ASTMH

January 15, 2015 - 19:19 -- MESA Alliance
By: MESA Project Officer Mar Velarde
 
Do not miss the webcasts from ASTMH on 'Assessing the human infectious reservoir of malaria'. The session highlights important scientific advances as well as gaps of knowledge in this field.  As the speakers explained during this session, currently we do not have a marker of infectiousness and we rely on mosquito feeding assays to assess infectivity. Although membrane feeding assays have shortcomings in estimating infectiousness, they can provide relevant information.
 

News via MESA: Cross-sectional surveys needed for P. vivax endemicity map update

December 11, 2014 - 19:00 -- MESA Alliance

In early 2015, the Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) team will update the global P. vivax endemicity map (see 2010 map here) and use this to generate global estimates of clinical cases. The maps and case estimates have widespread policy and advocacy use, so it is important to make these as robust and up-to-date as possible.

We invite you to collaborate with the MAP team to ensure that the map is fully comprehensive by sharing any parasite rate surveys you have.

Brought to you by MESA: ASTMH 2014, webcast, Pedro Alonso 'The Global Technical Strategy for Malaria & the Global Malaria Action Plan 2'

November 27, 2014 - 21:40 -- MESA Alliance

In collaboration with ASTMH, ImageAV & presenters, MESA brings you this webcast from malaria elimination session at ASTMH in New Orleans.

Brought to you by MESA: ASTMH 2014, webcast, Discussion panel 'The Global Technical Strategy for Malaria & the Global Malaria Action Plan 2'

November 27, 2014 - 21:39 -- MESA Alliance

In collaboration with ASTMH, ImageAV & presenters, MESA brings you this webcast from malaria elimination session at ASTMH in New Orleans. 

Brought to you by MESA: ASTMH 2014, webcast, Richard Cibulskis 'The Global Technical Strategy for Malaria & the Global Malaria Action Plan 2'

November 27, 2014 - 21:38 -- MESA Alliance

In collaboration with ASTMH, ImageAV & presenters, MESA brings you this webcast from malaria elimination session at ASTMH in New Orleans.

Brought to you by MESA: ASTMH 2014, webcast, Eric Mouzin 'The Global Technical Strategy for Malaria & the Global Malaria Action Plan 2'

November 27, 2014 - 21:37 -- MESA Alliance

In collaboration with ASTMH, ImageAV & presenters, MESA brings you this webcast from malaria elimination session at ASTMH in New Orleans.

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