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Colloque international 'Santé et Mondialisation' : 21-22 Oct à Paris

La Cité des Sciences à Paris a organisé une Nuit contre le paludisme, en collaboration avec la coalition mondiale RBM, les Amis du Fond Mondial Europe et Sanofi-Aventis. Des analyses, des témoignages, de la musique et du théâtre pour sensibiliser le grand public et combattre une maladie qui tue un enfant toutes les 30 secondes.
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RECENT EVENTS:

RBM Harmonization Working Group Meeting, Geneva, 28-29 October 2008

The RBM Harmonisation Working Group gathered in Geneva for its bi-annual meeting to agree on priority activities and outputs for 2009.
A report will be available shortly.


RBM Rolls Out Malaria Management Tool, Abuja, 20 October 2008

An RBM-led team of experts has begun consultations in Nigeria to assist the country in finalizing its malaria control business plan. The team uses a new management tool, developed by the RBM Partnership and McKinsey & Co that aims to help malaria-endemic countries to manage, monitor, and report on malaria control activities at all service delivery levels.


 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND WEB ADDITIONS:

Countries' Progress and Challenges towards SUFI: New Additions

  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Central Africa Republic
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • DR Congo
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Zimbabwe

RBM Support for the Global Fund Round 8 and 9 calls of proposals


Artemisinin Enterprise launches new web site

The Artemisinin Enterprise comprises three complementary scientific projects run by the Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP) at York University, the Institute for OneWorld Health (IOWH) and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV). The aim is to improve artemisinin production technologies and reduce the price of ACTs to patients by:

  • Diversifying sources of high quality artemisinin
  • Stabilizing supplies & preventing cyclical fluctuations in artemisinin prices
  • Lowering cost of artemisinin production

Find out more about: semi-synthetic artemisinin through fermentation, fast-track breeding of artemisia, and a new class of synthetic peroxides.
Read Questions and Answers about Artemisinin Enterprise.

www.rollbackmalaria.org/artemisininenterprise

UPCOMING EVENTS:

4-5 November 18th Global Fund Board Meeting

6 November Malaria in the America's Forum: Overcoming the Challenges of a Borderless Disease

10-14 November MMV ESAC Annual Review

10-12 November 15th RBM Partnership Board meeting

13-14 November International Conference on Poverty-Related Diseases (PRDs)

14 November SADC Malaria Day

14 November MENTOR: Malaria in Emergencies Meeting

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16 November European Development Days 2008: Local Governance and Health MDGs

17-19 November Global Ministerial Forum on Research for Health

17-21 November The review and planning joint meeting on Malaria in West Africa

18-20 November 5th KeNAAM Fresh Air Conference

24-26 November Artemisinin Forum 2008

25 November All-Party Parliamentary Group: the Launch of the Report on Delivery of Malaria Mechanisms

For information on upcoming events please check the RBM online Calendar of events and submit your events to the Calendar.

 

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