Preparing and inspiring a future generation of scholars and leaders is an essential component to achieving a malaria free world. As part of a new academic consortium effort, three institutions with deep knowledge and expertise in malaria – the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Harvard University, and Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute—have launched a series of new and innovative leadership development courses to achieve global malaria control and eradication.

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Core Course - Basel

The Science of Eradication: Malaria Core Course is an intensive weeklong foundational leadership development course that provides participants with a multidisciplinary perspective on approaches to malaria elimination and eradication.


Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of WHO, visits the course

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Margaret Chan, made a special visit to the Barcelona Institute of Global Health (ISGlobal) and the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona, to meet with participants of the Science of Eradication: Malaria leadership development course. At the invitation of Dr Pedro Alonso, Director of the […]


Coordinating Against Malaria

A group of scientists, government officials, nonprofit leaders, malaria-control program directors, and others gathered at Harvard Business School this week sought to draw lessons from past eradication efforts as they embarked on a weeklong leadership program focused on eradicating another age-old scourge: malaria. Read coverage of the 2015 Science of Eradication: Malaria course on Harvard Gazette