President's Malaria Initiative at ASTMH 2015

Oct 23, 2015 |

The President's Malaria Initiative will be well-represented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medical and Hygiene in Philadelphia. See below for a list of PMI-supported symposia, scientific sessions, and poster presentations.

Furthermore, PMI and partners are hosting a TropMed Fireside Chat, during which experts in the malaria field discuss efforts to combat malaria, including the quest for new tools, how to counter threats, achieve sustained financing, and opportunities to join the fight to #DefeatMalaria. Join us on Tuesday, October 27 from 12-2PM via #TropMedChat on Twitter to hear leaders’ answers as they jump into the “hot seat” and take your questions!



Symposium Sessions

Presentation Title Day Start Time End Time Location
Combatting Resistance: New Approaches to Vector Control 26-Oct 1:45 PM 3:30 PM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon H
Prioritizing Malaria in Pregnancy as Malaria Transmission Declines 27-Oct 1:45 PM 3:30 PM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon AB

 

Scientific Sessions

Presentation Title Day Start Time End Time Location
Comparing artemether-lumefantrine and chloroquine--with and without primaquine--for the treatment of uncomplicated vivax malaria in Ethiopia: a randomized clinical trial 26-Oct 9:30 AM 9:45 AM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon F
Assessment of Common Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency Allelic Types in Ethiopia 26-Oct 2:45 PM 3:00 PM Convention Center - Room 201A
Impact of intermittent mass screening and treatment (iMSaT) for malaria on incidence of infection in an area of high malaria transmission in western Kenya 26-Oct 4:00 PM 4:15 PM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon H
Risk factors associated with malaria epidemiology in Zanzibar: a pre-elimination setting 26-Oct 4:45 PM 5:00 PM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon H
Measuring the impact of seasonal malaria chemoprevention as part of routine malaria control in Kita, Mali 26-Oct 5:15 PM 5:30 PM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon H
What makes a malaria hotspot a hotspot? Example from Zanzibar 27-Oct 11:15 AM 11:30 AM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon H
Entomological surveillance system in Zanzibar: Contributions to malaria elimination efforts on the islands 27-Oct 4:30 PM 4:45 PM Convention Center - Room 201C
Towards malaria elimination in Zanzibar: Development of early epidemic detection thresholds in an increasingly low transmission setting 27-Oct 5:00 PM 5:15 PM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon F
Artesunate/amodiaquine versus artemether/lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Uganda: changing efficacy patterns consistent with changes in treatment practices and drug sensitivities 29-Oct 8:30 AM 8:45 AM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon F
Efficacy of Chloroquine and Primaquine in the Treatment of Uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax Malaria, Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, Brazil, 2014 29-Oct 9:00 AM 9:15 AM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon F
Ebola Epidemic Impedes Malaria Care Delivery in Guinea 29-Oct 10:15 AM 10:30 AM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon F
Improving malaria data quality and use in health management information system, Tanzania 29-Oct 11:15 AM 11:30 AM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon F
Malaria indicators in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2014 29-Oct 11:45 AM 12:00 PM Marriott - Grand Ballroom Salon F

 

Poster Sessions

Presentation Title Day Start Time End Time Location
A Longitudinal Study of the Durability of Long-lasting Insecticidal Nets in Zambia 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Correlates of prompt and appropriate treatment of malaria in children in Madagascar 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Design, monitoring and implementation of the second round of School Net Distribution to maintain access to long-lasting insecticidal nets in Southern Tanzania 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Effectiveness of continuous distribution in sustaining access to long-lasting ITNs: Results from 5 countries 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Efficacy and persistence of pirimiphos-methyl (Actellic 300CS) for indoor residual spraying in Zanzibar 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Efficacy of Artemether-Lumefantrine or Artesunate-Amodiaquine for Uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum Malaria-Malawi, 2014  26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Evaluation of Malaria Microscopy Diagnosis Following Implementation of a Quality Assurance Program in Low-Transmission Areas, Kenya - 2014 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Field Assessment of Plasmodium falciparum Dried Tube Specimens under ambient temperature conditions in Benin 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Health Systems Strengthening: Improving quality of services for prevention of malaria in pregnancy through the Standards-Based Management and Reward approach in Kenya
26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
How to account for seasonality when planning national-level malaria orders for countries 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Intensified case finding in resource limited settings using village-based stratification: Lessons from Ann Township, Rakhine State, Myanmar 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Malaria parasitemia among residents seeking clinical care in an urban informal settlement area in Nairobi, Kenya 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Malaria: Burden, prevention, and treatment seeking practices among nomadic pastoralists in Senegal 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Modeled counterfactual of predicted malaria case incidence using a difference-in-difference analysis, Unguja and Pemba islands, Zanzibar, 1999-2010 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Molecular surveillance for K13 gene and other Plasmodium falciparum molecular markers associated with antimalarial resistance in Suriname  26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Molecular surveillance of polymorphisms in the K13 propeller domain of Plasmodium falciparum malaria from Thies, Senegal, 2011-2014 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Monitoring of quality of rapid diagnostic tests in Senegal, 2007-2014 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Pre-referral treatment process of severe malaria cases in areas southeast of Senegal 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Prevalence and Factors Associated with Malaria in Pregnancy in Rural Rwandan Health Facilities: A Cross-sectional Study 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Readiness for Malaria Elimination: Using HMIS data to Map Malaria Test Positivity in Huambo Province, Angola 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Referral practices and management of severe malaria in children. A retrospective study of patients managed in a children emergency unit in a tertiary hospital in southwest Nigeria 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Seven year trends of Malaria in Zanzibar, 2008-2014: a pre-elimination setting 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Should intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy be maintained in areas of low transmission: analysis of birthweight, intervention coverage, and epidemiologic stratum in Senegal 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Strategic procurement manages the challenge posed by the accumulating of long-lasting insecticide-treated bed nets (LLIN) packaging waste 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Stratifying and Mapping Malaria Risk to Inform Sub-national Malaria Elimination in Ethiopia 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
The Effectiveness of Non-Pyrethroid Insecticide-Treated Durable Wall Liners as a Method for Malaria Control in Endemic Rural Tanzania: A cluster Randomized Trial in Northern Eastern Tanzania: Results of the Baseline Survey 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
The rise of vector resistance and insecticide costs: An assessment of insecticide change for indoor residual spraying and malaria burden in Zimbabwe 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Tracking the impact of seasonal malaria chemoprevention on morbidity and mortality of children in Senegal through the routine health information system 26-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
A school-based serology study to validate use of routine data for targeting malaria interventions in the Central Highlands of Madagascar 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Acceptability and preference of insecticide-treated clothing for malaria prevention among rubber tappers in Myanmar 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Antenatal and delivery care received by women in Bungoma County, western Kenya 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Association between malaria control scale-up and micro-economic outcomes: evidence from a retrospective analysis in Zambia 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Availability of Malaria Products at the Last Mile: An Analysis of Facility- and Community-Level Logistics Data 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Building a System of Quality Assured Malaria Diagnostics in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Enhancing Entomological monitoring for the National Malaria Control Program in the Democratic Republic of Congo 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Evaluation of the capacity of Senegal's malaria diagnostic algorithm to identify patients with malaria parasitemia 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Evidence of mixed function oxidases mechanism in Anopheles gambiae s.l. with pyrethroid resistance in Mali 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Greater impact at a lower cost: Prioritizing support to Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors for increased quality fever case management in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Health systems strengthening - Advocacy facilitates availability of sulfadoxine pyrimethamine for prevention of malaria in pregnancy in Kenya 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Impact of one vs. two rounds of annual IRS on malaria parasitaemia in children in northern Ghana 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Impact of the scale-up of malaria control interventions in Mali 2001-2012 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Improving provision of malaria services through provider training in Burkina Faso 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Institutionalization of Quality of Care in Health Facilities Improves Management of Malaria in Pregnancy in Tanzania 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Lessons Learned Improving Malaria Case Management Competences in Malawi 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Malaria test positivity rates among patients at five outpatient health centers located in an endemic region in Uganda: IRS versus non-IRS districts 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Patterns of malaria among people travelling outside Zanzibar: results of malaria case notification and household testing in a pre-elimination setting 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Socioeconomic-related health inequality in rural western Kenya: evidence from a household malaria survey on burden and care-seeking behavior 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
The Implication of knowledge, attitude, practices and behaviour in eliminating malaria; Examples from hot spot and non hot spot areas in Zanzibar 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
The Vital Role of Volunteers in Containing Artemisinin Resistant Malaria: Lessons from Western Cambodia 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Use of malaria surveillance data to drive supply chain decision-making to respond to malaria outbreaks in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Winning the fight against malaria in Huambo Province, Angola 27-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Anopheles Species Diversity, Behavior and Sporozoite Rates in six States of Nigeria 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Assessment of a Standard Malaria Microscopy Training Programme on the Performance of Medical Laboratory Scientist in Nigeria 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Beneficiary satisfaction assessment to guide health program communication and increase acceptance of indoor residual spraying 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Changing malaria Epidemiology in Uganda between 2011 and 2014: Retrospective Analysis of Key malaria indicators and Surveillance Data 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Determining the optimal mode for delivery of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention in Mali 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Exploring the relationship between climatic factors and ITN use in 17 African countries 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Factors associated with the uptake of malaria prophylaxis during pregnancy among female caretakers in Madagascar; an analysis of survey data 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
High levels of Anopheles gambiae s.l. resistance to pyrethroids, DDT and malathion and indications of reduced susceptibility to carbamates in Oromia region - Ethiopia 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Increasing accessibility of malaria services among cross-border populations in the Greater Mekong Sub-region 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Pregnancy: Increasing the Doses in Burkina Faso 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Private Sector Surveillance and Response: Lessons from Western Cambodia 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Quantifying LLIN bioefficacy: Can colorimetric field test (CFT) replace the WHO cone bioassay test? 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
School-based LLIN distribution in Tanzania: Results of repeated cross-sectional surveys 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Implementation in children from three to 120 months Experience in the four southern regions in Senegal 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Supply Chain Management Considerations for Long-Lasting Insecticide-Treated Bed Nets Continuous Distribution Systems 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Susceptibility status of Anopheles gambiae s.l to indoor residual spray insecticides from a six site biennial survey project, Uganda, 2009-2013 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB
Use of Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Testing and Acceptability of Results: An Assessment among Medical Laboratory Scientists in Nigeria 28-Oct 12:00 PM 1:45 PM Convention Center - Ballroom AB

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