Join MCD Global Health at ASTMH’s Conference

October 26, 2022

Staff member implementing IRS prevention on Bioko Island.

Staff member conducting indoor residential spraying on Bioko Island to prevent malaria earlier this year.

From October 30 through November 3, the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) annual meeting will take place in Seattle, Washington, bringing attendees back together in person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, with a livestream option for those who cannot join in person.

MCD Global Health (MCD) will exhibit at the conference at Booth #217 and have numerous poster presentations that staff have led or coauthored on topics related to malaria and reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH).

Below, you’ll find a schedule of MCD’s activities at ASTMH’s conference this year. Please join us in supporting our colleagues as they share the successes, challenges, and lessons learned from their work across the globe.

Health Systems Strengthening

Accelerating universal health coverage through continuous performance improvement of private health facilities in Benin
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Building Capacity and transitioning technical leadership to national staff from 2004-2022

Malaria Prevention

Evaluating the contribution of increased rainfall on rising prevalence on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea despite sustained vector control
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Changes in vector bionomics may be partly responsible for the curtailment of mosquito control effectiveness on Bioko Island
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Planning and implementing larval source management using transmission hot-spots to support malaria control on Bioko Island
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Is the Plasmodium falciparum population on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea, distinct from those in nearby continental Africa?
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Malaria Diagnostics and Treatment

Application of GC3, a locus read coverage assessment tool, to identify gene duplications of Pfmdr1 and Plasmepsin-2 among Plasmodium falciparum strains
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Improving laboratory performance in Madagascar through outreach training and supportive supervision, 2019-2021
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Clinical Outreach Training and Supportive Supervision Plus in Haut Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo shows improved results
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Effectiveness of basic Malaria Diagnostic Refresher Training on the acquisition of skills among laboratory technicians in Mali
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Outreach training and supportive supervision in public health facilities of Bioko Island to improve malaria diagnostics and case management
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Malaria Surveillance, Monitoring, and Evaluation

Gender and other demographic factors of IRS performance on Bioko, 2010-2021
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View the ASTMH conference’s schedule at a glance

Equatorial Guinea
PMI Impact Malaria