Facilitating dissemination of new results from malaria researh
BioMed Central, in conjunction with its journals Malaria
Journal and Parasites & Vectors, hosted the second malaria
conference “Challenges in Malaria Research: Progress Towards
Elimination” in Basel, Switzerland from 10 – 12 October 2012.
Delegates from 42 countries gather to hear Internationally
renowned speakers present their insights into malaria elimination,
including social science and policies; Artemisinin resistance; new
drugs; vaccines; diagnostic challenges and vector controls. Cape Verde,
Sri Lanka, Turkmenistan and Mauritius presented their experiences in
malaria elimination to launch the series of Case Studies on Malaria
Elimination from WHO and the UCSF Global Health Group.