April 2018 was a significant and exciting month for malaria, rich with new commitments and milestones reached in the fight to end malaria once and for all. It stated with many partners and stakeholders convening in Dakar, Senegal, for the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM) conference. MIM, founded in 1997, is an alliance of individuals and organizations that work to strengthen and discover tools for malaria control in Africa through collaborative research and training. PMI VectorLink staff attended and gave presentations on a number of indoor residual spraying (IRS) topics from environmental compliance to data collection and mapping.
Peter Chandonait presented on Environmental Compliance Concerns and Solutions that Arise from Malaria Control via IRS.
Ashley Thomas presented on Technology and Vector Control: How Real-time Data, Mobile tools, and Mapping can Improve Operations and Results.
Allan Were and Dereje Dengela presented on Capacity Building for IRS in Africa.
Ashley Thomas and Dereje Dengela presented on The Impact of IRS on Measures of Malaria Transmission and Incidence.
To view the presentations in depth, head over to the Vector Learning Xchange to download and view at your leisure.