Science of Eradication: Malaria 2017

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The 2017 edition of the Science of Eradication: Malaria leadership development course was hosted by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. The course provided 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, shared 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.


course overview
A Multidisciplinary Approach

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