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Event: Costs & Coverage of [Malaria] Control - a MasterClass with Profs. Hannah Koenker, Joshua Yukich & Marcy Erskine

October 18, 2021 - 08:44 -- MalariaWorld Events

 

Episode XXXII: Thursday, October 21st 2021, starting 2.00 pm EAT

Ifakara MasterClasses in Public Health & Medical Entomology. Hosted by Fredros Okumu (Ifakara) & Sheila Ogoma (CHAI).

Indicative Topics:

  1. Costs and cost-effectiveness of large-scale malaria control [with nets, drugs & diagnostics]
  2. Towards universal coverage: distribution methods, access, coverage & equity
  3. Gaps in coverage and access and duration of protection
  4. Importance of human behaviors, user preferences and effective health communication
  5. Role of the private sector in malaria control [examples with nets, drugs & diagnostics]
  6. Importance of effective surveillance: the costs and consequences
  7. Moving away from a “one-size-fits-all” approach: using local data to inform local decisions
  8. Deciding when to introduce alternative interventions [incremental cost-effectiveness ratio]
  9. Reflections on careers, mentorship and personal experiences in public health and academia

Register in advance for this masterclass:
https://ternet-or-tz.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErfu6vrT4sHtYfylycawJG8jiCIFxin9-6