Science of eradication: malaria 2019

9-14 June 2019Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona Institute for Global Health

9th – 14th June 2019, BARCELONA, SPAIN

The 2019 edition of the Science of Eradication: Malaria leadership development course will be hosted by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health from June 9-14, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The course will provide a diverse cohort of malaria experts from around the world with a multidisciplinary perspective of disease eradication.

In addition to exclusive access to readings and online course materials, participants will gain knowledge and skills to develop and direct malaria control, elimination, and eradication programs through an understanding of:

  • Past disease eradication efforts;
  • Malaria biology and epidemiology;
  • Vector and parasite biology;
  • New tools and strategies for eradication;
  • Communication and advocacy;
  • Financing for malaria elimination;
  • Drug and insecticide resistance;
  • Impact of individual behaviors as well as political, social, and environmental/climate change factors;
  • Surveillance techniques, including cross-border malaria challenges;
  • Health systems;
  • Principles of applied modeling; and
  • Private and public sectors’ roles in elimination efforts.

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