In 2021, the WHO Malaria Policy Advisory Group released a statement calling for urgent action to address the increase in prevalence of pfhrp2/3 deletions in all endemic countries, and particularly in the Horn of Africa.
The MESA Alliance is organizing a virtual forum to raise awareness and facilitate information sharing among malaria stakeholders involved in the fight against this biological threat.
Chair: Deus Ishengoma – Principal Research Scientist (National Institute for Medical Research, Tanzania)
Jane Cunningham – Medical Officer, Global Malaria Programme (WHO)
Eric Rogier – Microbiologist, Malaria Branch (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA)
Dionicia Gamboa – Head of the Malaria Laboratory (Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru)
Selam Mihreteab – Manager of the National Malaria Control Programme (Ministry of Health, Eritrea)
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