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Vice Chair Jim Moore and Board member Drake Zimmerman attended the Alliance for Malaria Prevention Partners (AMP) Annual Meeting January 30-31 at the IFRC in Geneva, Switzerland.  The theme for this year’s meeting was: “Using Data to Innovate and Align with Country Priorities.”  Key topics included:

  • Mapping and stratification: Using data to improve campaign efficiency and impact
  • New ITN types to address insecticide resistance
  • Efforts to improve accuracy of household registration and ITN allocation
  • Championing SBCC to improve ITN distribution outcomes

The meeting was attended by 140 participants.  Presentations can be accessed at here.

In addition, Malaria Partners International’s representatives participated in planning for the AMP Core Group meeting to be held in Seattle at PATH, August 18 – 20, 2020.

                             Photo Caption: Presented the $25,000 check from Malaria Partners International to AMP’s Jason Peat.

Jim Moore stayed on for the Roll Back Malaria Vector Control Working Group meeting February 3 – 5 and met with Global Fund staff on potential Rotary partnerships.  The 15th annual Vector Control Working Group meeting was attended by more than 300 people from 54 different countries.  The objective of the meeting was to provide a platform for the malaria vector control community to exchange on latest best practices and research relevant to current and future malaria vector control operations.