Fifth Annual Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network Meeting
The Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) held its fifth annual meeting in Bali, Indonesia from March 4 to 7, 2013. Co-hosted by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia, this yearâ€™s meeting celebrated progress towards eliminating malaria in the Asia Pacific region, and highlighted several key topics: the global Plasmodium falciparum elimination agenda, artemisinin resistance, Plasmodium vivax control, the vital role of surveillance systems and interventions, and new innovative financing mechanisms for elimination. In attendance were over 100 representatives from the 14 Country Partners (Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Democratic Peopleâ€™s Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Republic of Korea, the Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vanuatu, and new Country Partners Nepal and Vietnam), and partner institutions, including the World Health Organization (WHO). APMEN supports malaria elimination in the Asia Pacific region by providing a platform for countries to exchange best practices and strategize around common challenges.
Conferences, meetings and workshops provide critical opportunities to discuss new findings, debate strategies and offer evidence-based recommendations concerning malaria elimination. Upcoming malaria events will be posted here, as well as any materials from previous gatherings. If you would like the MEG to post an event, please Contact Us.
The MEG introduces a resource for those seeking employment and for those seeking to fill positions in the field of malaria. Employment opportunities from various organizations working in malaria will be posted here. Check back regularly for the latest updates. Additionally, if you would like MEG to post an opportunity, please Contact Us.