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Malaria Consortium to present at JITMM 2016

6 December 2016

Malaria Consortium will be giving a number of presentations at this year’s Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting (JITMM) in Bangkok, Thailand. The conference will be held from December 7-9 with the theme ‘Uncover Asian Tropical Medicine’.

The conference, organised by the Faculty of Tropical Medicine at Mahidol University, is Southeast Asia’s pre-eminent tropical medicine conference. It provides researchers, policy makers and public-health professionals with the opportunity to share research findings and discuss issues that are specific to the region.

Please see below for an overview of Malaria Consortium presentations. The full schedule can be found here.

Wednesday 7 December:
Muhammad Shafique
Qualitative assessment to understand community’s acceptance, preferences and sustainability of guppy fish (Poecilia reticulata), Pyriproxyfen (Sumilarv® 2MR), and community engagement for dengue control in Cambodia

Dyna Doum
The correlation between the Premise Condition Index and presence of adult Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Kampong Cham, Cambodia

Thursday 8 December
Muhammad Shafique
Malaria elimination: mobile populations and behaviour changes

Kyaw Thura Tun
Improved surveillance towards malaria elimination in Myanmar

Vanney Keo
Use of guppy fish (Poecilia reticulata) for Aedes control in Cambodia; challenges and opportunities for optimal intervention coverage


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