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PARTNER AGENCIES
Our major sources of support in our recent and on-going activities.

Asian Development Bank
Description: A finance institution engaged in promoting the economic and social progress of its developing member countries in the Asian and Pacific region.

Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network, The (APMEN)
Description: As the first major effort of its kind, the Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) was established in 2009 to bring attention and support to the under-appreciated and little-known work of malaria elimination in Asia Pacific, with a particular focus on Plasmodium vivax.

AUSAID
Description: The Australian Government's overseas aid program.

DFID/UK
Description: UK Government department working to promote sustainable development and eliminate world poverty

Mekong Malaria Programme (MMP)
Description: The Mekong Malaria Programme, originally launched in Ho Chi Minh City in 1999 as the Mekong Roll Back Malaria Initiative, brought together all national programmes and partners working on malaria in the region.

WHO
Description: World Health Organization. See also SEARO and WPRO.

WHO/TDR
Description: Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (WHO/UNDP/WB)

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Description: Independent government agency that conducts foreign assistance and humanitarian aid.

Roll Back Malaria (RBM Global Partnership)
Description: Provides a coordinated international approach to fighting malaria

Global Malaria Programme
Description: WHO Roll Back Malaria Department Hompage

Border Action Against Malaria (BAAM)
Description: The Border Action Against Malaria Program (BAAM), funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), works with a broad national coalition to slow the emergence and spread of multi-drug resistant Malaria in Thailand's border areas.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Description: Working with managers and decision makers to improve health worldwide.


PARTNER INSTITUTIONS
Collaborating institutions in the conduct of our activities.

CDC Malaria
Description: Malaria description, treatment, travelers recommendations (Centers for Disease Control, USA)

Dept. of Public Health, University of Gajah Mada, Indonesia

Faculty of Social and Political Science, University of Indonesia

School of Medical Education, University Sains Malaysia

College of Liberal Arts, Dela Salle University, Philippines

Faculty of Public Health, Chulalangkorn University, Thailand

Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Thailand

The Malaria Consortium, UK
Description: International organisation of multi-disciplinary experts working to reduce the burden of malaria.


TOOLS AND RESOURCES
Here are some of the other interesting websites or homepages which links you to various information about malaria .

Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (AFRIMS)
Description: A benchmark of success in tropical infectious disease research and development. Founded as the SEATO laboratory to help combat a cholera outbreak it was renamed AFRIMS in 1977.

Arthropods of Medical Importance Resource Bank
Description: The activity of the AMIB(Arthropods of Medical Importance Bank) is to collect, cultivate, and systematically manage various kinds of arthropods and to supply them to the research institutes/companies. The Bank promotes a development of biomedicine, applied science and technology which are related with arthropods of medical importance.

BioMed Central
Description: Publisher of 186 peer-reviewed open access journals

Infectious Diseases: Considerations for the 21st Century - Text version
Description: int'l initiative on malaria control in Africa

Database of Malarial Drugs
Description: The database that provide the updated information about malarial drugs used for treatment and/or prevention of malaria infection in Thailand and other countries.

Directory of Grants and Fellowships in the Global Health Sciences
Description: A comprehensive compilation of international funding opportunities in biomedical and behavioral research, separated by category.

DiseasesConditions.com
Description: Directory for all consumer health diseases and conditions information - nutrition, cancer, diabetes, mental health, allergies, depression, anxiety and more.

GlobalHealthReporting.org
Description: is a project developed and operated by the Kaiser Family Foundation with major support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide journalists and othersةncluding researchers, policymakers and nongovernmental organizationsطith the latest news and information about HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria worldwide.

Health6.com
Description: Health6.com is a health directory. You can find links to website relate to health, diseases and conditions, holistic health, cancer, beauty, fitness, nursing, yoga, healing, weight loss and other information about health.

DirectoryHealthCare.com
Description: Provides the useful service in finding and information technologies, medical, safety, mental health, fitness, nutrition, weight loss and general health and more.

Int'l Travel and Health (WHO)
Description: Vaccination Requirements and Health Advice (WHO)

Jhpiego - innovating to save lives
Description: Jhpiego's work in malaria focuses on interventions to prevent malaria in pregnancy and manage the disease in women who become sick. Our comprehensive approach supports the World Health Organization (WHO)'s three-pronged approach.

Malaria Atlas Project (MAP)
Description: The Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) has been funded for five years by the Wellcome Trust, UK. The main objective of this project is to develop a detailed model of the spatial limits of Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax malaria at a global scale and its endemicity within this range.

Malaria Knowledge Programs
Description: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine malaria project :

Malaria Databases
Description: Malaria website with access to databases.

Malaria Engage
Description: The site features a discussion area where supporters can interact with researchers and each other, obtain news and photos of both funded and proposed projects, a running tally of money raised, and stories from the front lines in the war against the scourge of malaria.

Malaria Foundation
Description: malaria information, related websites

Malaria Learning Center on Healthline.com
Description: Healthline Networks powers intelligent health search, advertising and content services to a growing network of publishers, advertisers, destination sites and health plans

Mꥥcins Sans Fronti鳥s (MSF) Field Research
Description: The international medical humanitarian organisation Mꥥcins Sans Fronti鳥s (MSF) has launched an open-access website on which it makes available published research based on its medical work.

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Toolkit - 2009 version
Description: The purpose of the toolkit is to provide in one place the "essentials" of agreed upon best practice as well as references to key materials and resources.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Description: NIAID features malaria as one of its research topic. This site gives information about malaria particularly on on-going and up-coming research activities, provide resources for the researchers, present their partners in action in eliminating malaria, submit reports, news releases and clinical trials.

National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus
Description: MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

Nature News Malaria Special
Description: Nature News aims to provide the best science journalism on the web. Here you will find breaking news, extended features and analysis, acclaimed columnists, blogs and multimedia specials. All of the news and features from the print edition of Nature appear on this site (often days before the journal has been printed), along with further content produced exclusively for online. For unrivalled authority, accessibility and insights into the science news that shapes your world, bookmark Nature News.

PubMed-National Library of Medicine
Description: online searching of MEDLINE database of published articles on medicine and health

Roll Back Malaria
Description: A global partnership to halve the world's malaria burden by 2010.

Royal Perth Hospital
Description: links to malaria information; includes a teach and test section

Science Direct Online
Description: ScienceDirect contains over 25% of the world's science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information.

Systematic Catalog of Culicidae
Description: Compiled and maintained by the Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit (WRBU), Department of Entomology, Division of Communicable Diseases and Immunology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Silver Spring Maryland. This work was performed under a Memorandum of Understanding between WRAIR and the Smithsonian Institution, with institutional support provided by both.

The European Alliance Against Malaria
Description: The European Alliance Against Malaria is a group of organisations based throughout Europe who specialise in the field of global health and poverty. We are a united voice demanding that key stakeholders in Europe take decisive and urgent action against malaria as part of global efforts to reduce poverty and meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The Global Fund
Description: The Global Fund was created to dramatically increase resources to fight three of the worldӳ most devastating diseases, and to direct those resources to areas of greatest need. Click here to learn more.

The Malaria Foundation International
Description: The Malaria Foundation International is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization that has been dedicated to the fight against malaria since 1992.

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Description: The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the largest medical library in the world. The goal of the NLM is to collect, organize and make available biomedical literature to advance medical science and improve public health. NLM offers assistance to find and use our resources.

U.S. Pharmacopeia
Description: The worldwide source for drug standards.

Voices for A Malaria Free Future
Description: Designed to educate policymakers about effective programs and strategies for malaria control by highlighting highlights successful anti-malaria efforts and evidence-based results.

WHO Collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Malaria (WHO CC Malaria)
Description: World Health Organization in collaboration with Ministry of Public Health and Thai Government has designated the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Malaria since 1996 and redesigned for every 4 years.

WHOLIS
Description: WHOLIS is the World Health Organization library database available on the web.

WPRO-WHO Database
Description: WHO Regional Office for Western Pacific - Database

WPRO-WHO Library Services
Description: Includes free online databases

WHO/RBM Department - Publications


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
Some useful published articles/journals.

Communicating and Monitoring Surveillance and Response Activities for Malaria Elimination: China’s‘‘1-3-7’’ Strategy

Information Systems to Support Surveillance for Malaria Elimination: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 93(1), 2015, pp. 145–152

Challenges for malaria elimination in Brazil: Malar J (2016) 15:284

Malaria Pre-elimination Assessment in Eastern Indonesia: OSIR, March 2016, Volume 9, Issue 1, p. 1-7

Exploring the spatiotemporal drivers of malaria elimination in Europe: Malar J (2016) 15:122

The risk of imported malaria in security forces personnel returning from overseas missions in the context of prevention of re‑introduction of malaria to Sri Lanka: Malar J (2016) 15:144

The production and exportation of artemisinin‑derived drugs in China: current status and existing challenges: Malar J (2016) 15:365

Spatial distribution estimation of malaria in northern China and its scenarios in 2020, 2030, 2040 and 2050: Malar J (2016) 15:345

The relationship of malaria between Chinese side and Myanmar’s five special regions along China–Myanmar border: a linear regression analysis: Malar J (2016) 15:368

Determinants of public malaria awareness during the national malaria elimination programme: a cross‑sectional study in rural China: Malar J (2016) 15:372

Shrinking the malaria map in China: measuring the progress of the National Malaria Elimination Programme: Infectious Diseases of Poverty (2016) 5:52

Epidemiologic features of overseas imported malaria in the People’s Republic of China: Malar J (2016) 15:141

The role of early detection and treatment in malaria elimination: Malar J (2016) 15:363

Village malaria worker performance key to the elimination of artemisinin resistant malaria: a Western Cambodia health system assessment: Malaria Journal201615:282

Socially-marketed rapid diagnostic tests and ACT in the private sector: ten years of experience in Cambodia: Malaria Journal 2011, 10:243

Malaria and the mobile and migrant population in Cambodia: a population movement framework to inform strategies for malaria control and elimination: Malar J (2015) 14:252

A Repeat Random Survey of the Prevalence of Falsified and Substandard Antimalarials in the Lao PDR: A Change for the Better: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 92(Suppl 6), 2015, pp. 95–104

Challenges encountered by local health volunteers in early diagnosis and prompt treatment of malaria in Myanmar artemisinin resistance containment zones: Malar J (2016) 15:308

Cost effectiveness and resource allocation of Plasmodium falciparum malaria control in Myanmar: a modelling analysis of bed nets and community health workers: Malar J (2015) 14:376

Epidemiology of forest malaria in Central Vietnam: the hidden parasite reservoir: Malaria Journal201514:86

The epidemiology of subclinical malaria infections in South-East Asia: findings from cross-sectional surveys in Thailand–Myanmar border areas, Cambodia, and Vietnam: Malaria Journal201514:381

Targeting populations at higher risk for malaria: a survey of national malaria elimination programmes in the Asia Pacific: Malaria Journal201615:271


E-MAIL DISCUSSION GROUPS
For those who might be interested to join e-mail discussion groups, here are some of the sites which you might find useful:

Malaria: http://www.wehi.edu.au/MalDB-www/who.html
Description: A discussion group for those who want to get into the general subject of malaria. The list owner is Ross Coppel.

To subscribe, e-mail listserv@wehi.edu.au and type the following in the body of the message: SUBSCRIBE MALARIA YOUR NAME

To post a message, email: malaria@wehi.edu.au

Mosquito-L
Description: Discussion list that all relates to mosquitos: behaviour, bionomics, ecology, control, general biology, mosquito-borne diseases, physiology, pathogens, survey/sampling methods, and systematics. The list owner is John VanDyke.

To subscribe, email: MOSQUITO-L-REQUEST@IASTATE.EDU and type the following in the body of the message: SUBSCRIBE

To post a message, email: MOSQUITO-L@IASTATE.EDU

Vector Biology: http://www.bio.net

Description: This is a discussion list on vector biology and control, useful for biologists, entomologists, medical specialists, parasitologists, vector control professionals and others involved in the research and control of arthropods which transmit diseases to plants and animals. Moderator is Dennic Knudson.

To subscribe in Europe, Africa, or Central Asia, email: MXT@dl.ac.uk and type the following in the body of the message: SUB bionet-news.bionet.biology.vectors

To subscribe in the Americas or the Pacific Rim, email biosci-server@net.bio.net and type the following in the body of the message: subscribe vect-bio


Malaria: Life Cycle of Plasmodium

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The clinical impact of artemisinin resistance in Southeast Asia and the potential for future spread
Posted: 16 Jan 2017
Presi talks mosquitoes to micro-credit- Gene tech to spare the sting
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WHO welcomes global health funding for malaria vaccine
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IIT Kharagpur faculty develops smartphone app for Malaria diagnosis
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UK and France see highest number of imported malaria cases

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The Life Cycle of the Malaria Parasite

Life Cycle of the Malaria Parasite

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