At the joint international tropical medicine meeting, held in Bangkok in December 2013, Malaria Consortium hosted a symposium on resistance and elimination in the region. 'Taking the resistance out of elimination', highlighted current efforts to combat drug resistance in Asia as well as the major barriers faced in combatting resistance in the region, including reaching migrant populations and improving surveillance and information systems.
Dr MacArthur compares historic malaria eradication efforts to more recent strategies in this keynote presentation, and questions whether eradication, based on current data, is a realistic goal
Filmed by Gerhard Joren; Edited by Quinn PohlSurveillance | Policy development | Use of evidence | Malaria | Elimination | Resistance management
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