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RBM E-Newsletter [November 2012]

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AUSTRALIA - Malaria 2012: Saving Lives in the Asia-Pacific

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon  opens Australia malaria 2012 Conference

Policy-makers in the Asia-Pacific discuss progress and challenges for malaria control in the region.

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Saving lives in the Asia-Pacific

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 Highlights

Thai-Myanmar Cross-Border Collaboration to Strengthen Malaria-Control Efforts and Contain Artemisinin Resistance

Thai-Myanmar Cross-Border Collaboration to Strengthen Malaria-Control Efforts and Contain Artemisinin ResistanceThe government of Thailand hosted a bi-lateral meeting on 28 October with officials from Myanmar's Ministry of Health, the World Health Organisation and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership. The meeting highlighted best practices and identified opportunities for cross-border collaboration in control activities along the Thai-Myanmar border.

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 Partner spotlight

Leading malaria researchers and policy-makers discuss progress towards elimination

The path to malaria elimination was a commanding theme at a two-day malaria research conference that gathers internationally renowned exports for a discussion around key challenges in combatting malaria, including artemisinin resistance, reliable diagnostics and vector control, development of new drugs and vaccine development. The event was hosted by BioMed Central, in conjunction with its journals Malaria Journal and Parasites & Vectors...

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New videos

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon video address»
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Interviews with RBM Executive Director

Dr Nafo-Traoré at RFiABC: Fears about drug-resistant Malaria»
ABS: Drug resistant malaria in Africa»
Mali santé : Interview transcript»
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The RBM E-Newsletter is a forum to share malaria news and resources. Your submissions are welcome. Contact us.

The E-Newsletter is produced by the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, which brings together more than 500 private and public sector partners to mobilize coordinated action against malaria worldwide.

 

 

 

Upcoming events

5-9 November 2012: SADC Malaria Week 2012

6 November 2012: Malaria Day in the Americas 2012

6 November 2012: MMV 33rd Board Meeting

7-8 November 2012: MMV 12th Stakeholders' Meeting

8-11 November 2012: International African Vaccinology Conference

11-15 November 2012: ASTMH 61st Annual Meeting (2012)

15 November 2012: The 6th Meeting of Continuous LLIN Distribution Systems Work Stream of VCWG

14-15 November 2012: The Global Fund Twenty-seventhth Board Meeting

19-21 November 2012: Procurement and Supply Chain Management Working Group (PSMWG) meeting

More events on the RBM Calendar

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New online resources

RBM 2012 Roadmaps: October Country Facts and Reports Update

SARN: SARN Cross-Border initiatives update

EARN: 13th Eastern Africa Sub-Regional Network (EARN) Annual Meeting report

VCWG LSM case study updates: Larval Source Management (LSM) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Larval Source Management (LSM) in urban India
Larval Source Management in Khartoum, Sudan
Larval Source Management (LSM) in Mauritius

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