WHO malaria day 2016

WHO malaria day 2016

Combatting Malaria Through Collaboration

On 25th April 2016 a group of leading researchers marked World Malaria Day and their support for the global drive to ‘End Malaria for Good’.

Dominic Kwiatkowski

Genetics

Professor Dominic Kwiatkowski leads a global network of researchers and clinicians working to develop new tools to control malaria. A central theme of his work is to translate advances in genomics, statistics and computer science into practical applications for epidemiological surveillance and public health.

Dominic Kwiatkowski: How can genomics help to end malaria for good?

For World Malaria Day 2016, Philippe Guérin (WWARN), joined Sumi Biswas from the Jenner Institute, Dominic Kwiatkowski from MalariaGen, Katherine Battle from the Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) and Nick White from the Wellcome Trust Mahidol Oxford Research Unit (MORU). The speakers discussed their innovative research and multi-disciplinary collaborations across Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe to support the global goal of eradicating malaria.