10th November 4pm Capacity Strengthening  Professor Sir Brian Greenwood, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, provided an overview and introduce a 17 minute film on the Malaria Capacity Development Consortium, MCDC, which has been working to strengthen PhD training programmes in five African universities. This work, funded by the Wellcome Trust with...

Tuesday 1st July, Westminster  Annual General Meeting  The European Foundation for Neglected Tropical Diseases Building a network of African researchers in Africa Introduced by Professor David Molyneux, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Dr Pauline Mwinzi, Principal Scientist at the NTD Department at the Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya & Dr Richard Phillips,...

Tuesday 2nd September, Westminster Malaria & NTD Research Programmes Dr Helen Price & Dr Brian Horrocks, Keele University Development of new therapeutics for treatment of malaria and leishmaniasis at Keele. Gave a brief overview of the research base in parasitology at Keele, followed by details of recent promising projects in drug discovery. Henry Burkitt from...

Tuesday 2nd September  Malaria & NTD Student Presentations  In an Open Competition Six Malaria & NTD Research Students were chosen from UK universities to make short presentations of their work. Kayla G. Barnes, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Insecticide Resistance: A Threat To Disease Control  Lucas Cunningham, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine: The little Pigs...

10th November 5pm, Committee Room 17 Capacity Strengthening  Professor Sir Brian Greenwood provided an overview and introduced a 17 minute film on the Malaria Capacity Development Consortium, MCDC, which is working to strengthen PhD training programmes in five African universities. This work, funded by the Wellcome Trust with co-funding from...

13th October 5pm, Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster   Launch of the 2014 Malaria Report: “An Unprecedented Opportunity at the awn of a New Era” Speakers include: Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP, Secretary of State for at the Department of International Development from 2010-2012.  Professor David Schellenberg, Director of the...