World Mosquito Day Thursday, 20 August 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on vector control activities, with many field operations on hold. The Global Vector Hub team operate an open-access community for vector control information and research, and have recently launched a survey to assess how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting vector control efforts and related activities worldwide. If you are working in the the field of vector control, vector research, public health, policy or funding the Global Vector Hub team would like to hear from you. Please click here to complete this short survey.
The Pan African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA) announces a new partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to support African-led research regarding the genomic epidemiology of African malaria vectors. This initiative will strengthen vector surveillance systems in selected African institutions and increase capacity for collection, curation, analysis and interpretation of essential genetic data on
Dear Partners, Welcome to our first newsletter of 2020. In this newsletter we include a statement from our Executive Director for World Malaria Day, an update on PAMCA programmes, news from our Regional Knowledge Translation Centres and chapters, upcoming events, and opportunities. If you would like to hear more about what we do, partner or
Dear PAMCA colleague, partner & friend, You will be aware that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has now affected nearly every country across the globe. At PAMCA we have been closely monitoring the situation to make an informed decision about whether to go on with the 7th Annual Conference and Exhibition. After careful deliberation with PAMCA’s
It’s time to stand united and say No to NTDs! On January 30th, PAMCA joins the global health community to celebrate the first-ever World NTD Day, and mark the beginning of a decisive year in the fight to eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases. This new awareness day brings together global health experts, civil society advocates, community leaders, and policymakers to help
On January 15, 2020, the Aspen Institute in Washington DC announced the 2020 class of the New Voices Fellowship, a groundbreaking program that equips experts from developing countries to play a more powerful role as advocates and policymakers in the global development discussion. “New Voices Fellows are uniquely positioned to influence global development policies,” Fellowship