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Session: Malaria: History, Equity, and Prevention
4234.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Oral
Malaria: History, Equity, and Prevention
Malaria is the single largest preventable cause of child mortality and morbidity in Sub-Saharan Africa. However despite gradually increasing focus on the problem by the Global Fund and more recently by the US Government through the Presidentís Malaria Initiative, there is little progress in achieving even the simple goals laid out in Abuja. In this session we look at some specifics related to the political history of Malaria and then go on to examine specific measures taken at national and household levels.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Moderator(s):Malik Diara, MD
2:30 PMInfluence of Colonial Land Policy and Malarial Crisis in Ghana: Public Health Policy and History in Developing Countries
Amma A. Boadu, MPH
2:50 PMCoverage of preventive measures for malaria during pregnancy on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea  [ Recorded presentation ]
Luis Benavente, MD, MSc, Immo Kleinschmidt, PhD, Christopher Schwabe, PhD, Miguel Torrez, MD, MSc, Brian Sharp, PhD, Adel Chaouch, PhD, Brian Linder, MD, MPH, Susan Rynard, MPH, Joseph Carter, MS, James Kuklinski, MBA, Josephine Ann Czechowicz
3:10 PMBurden on households to finance malaria services in Rwanda; equity implications  [ Recorded presentation ]
Susna R. De, MSc, MPH, Ken Carlson
3:30 PMEffects of an insecticide treated net (ITN) intervention in rural Zambia  [ Recorded presentation ]
Sohail Agha, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:International Health
Endorsed by:Epidemiology; Maternal and Child Health; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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