Malaria & NTD Research Programmes

In Past Events • October 6th, 2014

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 the Burkitt Lymphoma Fund for Africa

Christian Rassi, the Malaria Consortium examined the demand and supply side barriers to uptake of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp). Based on formative research, they are developing, piloting and evaluating an intervention to address these barriers and contribute towards meeting IPTp coverage targets in Uganda.