Science of Eradication: Malaria 2016

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The 2016 edition of the Science of Eradication: Malaria leadership development course will be hosted by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health. The course will provide individuals working in broad areas of malaria with a multidisciplinary perspective of disease eradication.

Faculty from the three partner institutions, as well as malaria experts from around the world, will share their expertise on a range of malaria topics including:

  • past disease eradication efforts;
  • malaria biology and epidemiology;
  • vector and parasite biology;
  • application of vector control, drug, and vaccine strategies;
  • economic and financial tools and strategies;
  • impact of social and political factors;
  • surveillance techniques; and
  • modeling to evaluate the effectiveness of eradication strategies.


This course is accredited (2 tropED ECTS credits) by the University of Barcelona.

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course overview
A Multidisciplinary Approach

Participants with diverse backgrounds in malaria control and research will contribute to dynamic discussions on themes of malaria control and eradication.