Vivax Working Group

8-9 May, 2011Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia


Genotyping Workshop

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Genotyping lessons learnt from P. falciparum and their application to P. vivax
  • Genotyping opportunities in P. vivax
  • P. vivax Genotyping for population genetic characterisation
  • Discussion on genotyping applications
  • Practical aspects of genotyping
  • Discussion on practical aspects of genotyping
  • Project presentations
  • Introduction to whole genome sequencing in Plasmodium
  • Discussion on whole genome sequencing
  • Summary and Discussion

Vivax Working Group Meeting

  • Introduction
  • Overview first year of VxWG activities
  • Knowledge gaps in management P.vivax: diagnostics for Pv and G6PD
  • Knowledge gaps in vivax treatment
  • Knowledge gaps in surveillance and community based public health interventions
  • Discussion of the VxWG grants program: Review of research priorities; Where can the working group make the biggest impact?; Which research areas should the APMEN VxWG focus funding in 2011/12?
  • Approach to grant funding for Year 2
  • Summary and conclusions

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Meeting Materials