Malaria

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Call for applications for vector control TEG membership

11 February 2016 – The WHO Global Malaria Programme is currently calling for applications from malaria experts to be considered for membership on the Technical Expert Group on Malaria Vector Control.

Updated WHO global fact sheet on malaria

8 February 2016 – The WHO global fact sheet on malaria has been updated to provide the latest facts and figures about the disease.

The use of PBO-treated long-lasting insecticidal nets

15 January 2016 – These recommendations focus on the use of LLINs treated with a pyrethroid insecticide and piperonyl butoxide, and on the need to gather more evidence on conditions and settings where they have increased efficacy compared to pyrethroid-only LLINs.

Round 6 results of WHO product testing of malaria RDTs

9 January 2016 – WHO, FIND and US CDC have released the latest report on malaria RDT product testing. The report provides a comparative measure of RDT performance in a standardized way to distinguish between well and poorly performing tests.

World Malaria Report 2015

This report contains the latest available data on malaria policies, interventions and trends in all endemic countries.

Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-2030

The strategy aims to reduce global malaria incidence and mortality rates by 90% by 2030.

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