Entries by pamcadmin

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A geo-coded inventory of mosquitoes in Africa

Inventories entailing distributions of Anopheles mosquitoes go back to the turn of the last century. These have been widely used by malaria control programmes throughout history to design better malaria vector control, specifically during the Global Malaria Eradication Programme (GMEP) era in the 1950s and 1960s where vector distribution maps at sub-national levels were used […]

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The SADC Malaria Commemoration Day in Limpopo Province, South Africa

Pan Africa Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA) attended the Southern African Development Community (SADC) malaria commemoration day held on 10th November 2017, Polokwane, South Africa. This year’s commemoration had a strong focus on advocacy, highlighting the plight of malaria in the Southern Africa Region, coupled with showcasing excellence in science, and innovation towards malaria prevention, control […]

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PAMCA 4th Annual and Exhibition Conference 2017

Pan African Mosquito Control Association in collaboration with the Institute of Research in Health Sciences (IRSS) held its 4th annual and exhibition at Laico Ouga 2000 Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso between the 16th – 18th October 2017. The conference was graced by His Excellency Professor Alkassoum Maiga, Burkina Faso’s Minister of Higher Education Minister for […]

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PAMCA Pre – conference training workshops

Pan African Mosquito Control Association held two pre-conference activities which include; Africa Grant Writing Bootcamp for African Innovators held from 12th- 13th October 2017at the Laico Ouaga 2000 Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. This was target to provide early-career African innovators and scientists an opportunity to receive intensive coaching on how to develop successful grant proposals. […]

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Gates Cambridge Scholarships in Medicine and Life Sciences on Trialect

There is a posting on Trialect soliciting applications for The Gates Cambridge Scholarships in Medicine and Life Sciences. There are at least 90 scholarship positions available this year. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship program was established in October 2000 by a donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge. Gates Cambridge Scholarships are […]

Global Vector Control Response 2017-2030 (GVCR) is out

WHO are pleased to share with you a final version (English) of the Global Vector Control Response 2017-2030 (GVCR). The GVCR, as you may recall, provides a new strategy to strengthen vector control worldwide through increased capacity, improved surveillance, better coordination and integrated action across sectors and diseases. The strategic approach proposed in GVCR was […]

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Message From Conference Organisers For Attendees Of 4th Pamca Annual Conference In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Message From Conference Organisers For Attendees Of 4th Pamca Annual Conference In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso The conference will be held as planned and all invited and plenary speakers have confirmed their attendance. Abstract acceptance notifications have been sent to participants and we are glad to report that the majority of those notified are in the […]

Keystone Symposia Conference, Uganda, 19 – 23 February 2017

The Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA) has teamed up with Keystone Symposia to once again offer scientists an arena where they can network, think creatively and exchange ideas to meet the challenge of eradicating malaria, this time, in Uganda. This conference examines the scientific progress being made towards the goals of eliminating and eradicating malaria, […]

PAMCA Kenya Chapter Symposium

PAMCA Kenya Chapter will hold a Symposium in the 6th Annual Kenya Medical Research Institute Annual Scientific & Health Conference on 11th February at the Boma Hotel, South C, Nairobi Kenya. For more information contact us on pamcafrica@gmail.com