Malaria

Informal consultation on malaria elimination: Setting up the WHO agenda

November 2006

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Publication details

Number of pages: 74
Publication date: 2006
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/HTM/MAL/2006.1114

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Overview

On 25-26 February 2006, the GMP convened a meeting of experts on malaria elimination in Tunis, Tunisia, to review past and present country experiences and to set the WHO agenda on priorities for malaria elimination in 2006. The agenda of the meeting were to clarify the concepts of elimination and eradication, take stock of selected country experiences in reaching or maintaining elimination, identify critical technical gaps and identifying steps that WHO must take to be in a position to provide the requested technical assistance to Member States.