Australia’s Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, joins the conference, announcing on Twitter that the country will be stepping up support for research projects, Jimmie Rodgers discusses how the Solomon Islands are ‘the world’s epicentre of non-communicable diseases’ and Twitter impressions with #MalariaCongress soar.
Thinking outside the box, it’s the first day of the Malaria World Congress. Delegates from nearly 70 countries headed to Melbourne, Australia for a malaria conference like no other. In the following days, the latest research and news will be shared to Congress, get involved with the event on twitter #MalariaCongress
Today, we’re joined by Cheyenne Cook from the Vector LearningXChange platform. The platform has been designed for vector control stakeholders from around the world to learn from each other about the most effective ways to prevent malaria. Think of it as the Facebook of malaria control programmes.
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