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Malaria Consortium at ASTMH 2017

3 November 2017

Malaria Consortium will be giving a number of presentations at the 66th Annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene meeting in Baltimore.

We hope that you will be able to join us to learn more about our projects and research findings. Please see below for the full schedule of presentations.

You can also follow along on Twitter using the hashtag #TropMed17 and via Malaria Consortium’s Twitter feed, @FightingMalaria.

This page will also be updated with extra information, including links to download individual presentations, throughout the conference.

Symposiums at the ASTMH 66th Annual Meeting

Monday, 6th November

Arantxa Roca-Feltrer

11:15-12:00, Convention Center – Room 318/319/320 (Level 300)

As a part of a wider symposium on strengthening malaria surveillance systems as a Pillar of the Global Technical Strategy starting at 10:15, join Arantxa Roca-Feltrer for a discussion on the remaining gaps and opportunities for malaria surveillance systems in sub-Saharan Africa in the future.

Tuesday, 7th November

James Tibenderana

10:15 – 12:00, Convention Centre – Ballroom III (Level 400)

Co-chaired by Malaria Consortium Technical Director, James Tibenderana; join us for an engaging presentation and discussion on seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) encompassing an assessment of the cost effectiveness of SMC in West and Central Africa. In addition, this symposium will model predictions of how the impact of SMC could be further increased by adapting the strategy to local epidemiological contexts.

Poster Presentations

Monday, 6th November

Madeleine Marascuilo (on the behalf Wasif Khan)

12:00-13:45, Convention Centre – Hall F and G (Level 100), Session 28

Download presentation: A pilot study to determine the feasibility of family planning workers Bandarban, Bangladesh delivering malaria case management in their communities.

Charlotte Ward

12:00-13:45, Convention Centre – Hall F and G (Level 100), Session 28

Download presentation: Selecting a Reference Standard for Evaluating Respiratory Rate Devices to Diagnose Symptoms of Pneumonia in Children under 5: Lessons Learned from Resource-Poor Settings in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

Tuesday, 7th November

Olusola Oresanya

12:00-13:45, Convention Centre – Hall F and G (Level 100), Session 86

Download presentation: Effect of a community-based intervention on improving care-seeking behaviour for sick children under five years in hard-to-reach communities in Niger State, Nigeria.

Dawit Getachew

12:00-13:45, Convention Centre – Hall F and G (Level 100), Session 86

Download presentation: Health worker and policy maker perspectives on use of intramuscular artesunate for treatment of severe malaria at health posts in Ethiopia.

Wednesday, 8th November

Karin Kallander

12:00-13:45, Convention Centre – Hall F and G (Level 100), Session 145

Download presentation: Hot or not? Management of unclassified fever in children in sub-Saharan Africa.

Tarekegn Abeku

12:00-13:45, Convention Centre – Hall F and G (Level 100), Session 145

Download presentation: Malaria infection risk and use of bed nets in the context of insecticide resistance in Uganda.

 

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