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Annual Meeting of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria

May 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Organized by  RBM Partnership to End Malaria

May 20
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM CEST
Intercontinental Hotel, Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 7-9
1209 Geneva, Switzerland



On the sidelines of the World Health Assembly (WHA), the RBM Partnership cordially invites its stakeholders and partners to its annual meeting. This annual meeting serves as the opportunity to provide a briefing of the status of malaria around the world, key innovations and developments, and an update from the RBM Partnership.

Welcoming Remarks: Dr Winnie Mpanju-Shumbusho, Chair of the RBM Partnership Board

Keynote Address: HE Prof Isaac F. Adewole, Minister of Health, Nigeria

Opening Remarks: Mr Peter Sands, Executive Director, The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Panel Discussion on Global Innovations

Moderated by: Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director General for Programmes, World Health Organization (WHO)

1) HE Mrs Amira Elfadil, Commissioner for Social Affairs, African Union
2) Dr Pedro Alonso, Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Malaria Programme (Malaria at the Crossroads: Update from the 2017 World Malaria Report)
3) Mr Lelio Marmora, Executive Director, Unitaid (From Innovation to Impact: Unitaid Investments)
4) Dr Elizabeth Chizema, Director, National Malaria Elimination Progammme, Zambia Ministry of Health (Targeted and Tailored Investments in Malaria)
5) Ms Joy Phumaphi, Executive Secretary, African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) (ALMA Scorecard & Innovation)
6) Dr David Reddy, Chief Executive Officer, Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) (New Malaria Drugs and Developments)
7) Dr Nick Hamon, Chief Executive Officer, Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC) (New Vector Control Tools)

Closing Remarks: Dr Kenneth Staley, U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)


May 20, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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