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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.
6th MIM Pan African Malaria Conference Durban International Convention Centre, South Africa 6-11 October, 2012

October 10-12, 2012. Basel, Switzerland. BioMed Central Malaria Conference

News

A faster and reliable computerised slide reading system
Researchers at the Malaria research lab of the Medical research council Gambia have developed a new computerised system for reading slides.
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Book review: Ecology of parasite-vector interactions (Editors: Wilem Takken and Constantanius J. M. Koenraadt.
The book 'Ecology of parasite-vector interation' is the third book in the series Ecology and control of vector-borne diseases. The book includes thirteen chapters including an introduction by the editors and an epilogue.
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Advanced preparatory meeting of the MIM Conference 2013
A team from the MIM Secretariat comprised of Profs Rose Leke, Wilfred Mbacham and Dr Netongo Palmer and a representative from the northern partner institution-Malaria No-More, Ingmar Nieuwold visited the local organizing committee (LOC) of the MIM Conference from 18-20 April 2013. The LOC is chaired by Prof. Rajendra Maharaj and assisted by Drs. Jaishree Raman and Jennifer Jackson.
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MIM Conference 2013

6th MIM Pan-African Malaria Conference
"Moving towards malaria elimination: Investing in research and control"
Call for abstracts and symposium proposals
October 6th-11th, 2013
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Training Opportunities

2013 Early and mid-career postdoctoral poistions.

KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research programme.
Appication deadline: May 31 2013
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Funding Opportunities

Call for nominations: 2013 EDCTP Awards to outstanding African Scientists
European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) Closing date, May 31, 2013.
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Weekly MIM News and Opportunities

Malaria Reports & Books

Malaria Ecotypes and Stratification
Schapira A & Boutsika K. 2012. Advances in parasitology, 78pp97-167.
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