Malaria research is focused on helping low and middle income countries scale up their efforts to diagnose and treat malaria and prevent illness and deaths among the most vulnerable – pregnant women and children. This work covers evaluations of rapid diagnostic tests, studies on increasing access to effective treatment (particularly at the community level) and safety assessments of medicines for pregnant women.
In addition, researchers in African countries are receiving implementation research support and training that helps them increase access to affordable antimalarials. This work is being done with the Global Fund as part of the Affordable Medicines Facility for malaria (AMFm).
TDR alumni profile: Vector control in India
Enhanced informed consent form published
Supporting implementation/operational research in countries receiving Global Fund grants
Biosafety for human health and the environment in the context of the potential use of genetically modified mosquitoes (GMMs)
Microscopy for the detection, identification and quantification of malaria parasites on stained thick and thin blood films in research settings