Past Events

  • November 2014 presentations - 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 co-funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates […]
  • G-FINDER Report Launch - December APPMG meeting 2014
  • November Meeting – Capacity Strengthening - APPMG November meeting 2014
  • AGM followed by European Foundation for NTDs - 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, Senior Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Kwame […]
  • Malaria & NTD Research Programmes - 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 […]
  • Student Presentations - 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 and the Big Bad Trypanosome.  An Investigation […]
  • Capacity Strengthening - 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 the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  It […]
  • A Competition for Research Students into Malaria & NTDs - Concept Note for Research Students September
  • Focus on the Democratic Republic of Congo & Nigeria Innovation and Action in those Countries - Tuesday 6th May 5pm, Thatcher Room , Portcullis House, Westminster. Focus on the Democratic Republic of Congo & Nigeria – “Innovation and Action” in those countries Prudence Hamade, MB, CHB, MRCPCH, Senior Technical Adviser, the Malaria Consortium, will talk about the Consortium’s Seasonal Malaria Control  Programme in Nigeria. She will include some information on their future […]
  • A joint meeting of the APPGs “Financing the Fight: Reaching the Tipping Point Against HIV, TB and Malaria” - Tuesday 10th June 5pm A joint meeting of the APPGs “Financing the Fight: Reaching the Tipping Point Against HIV, TB and Malaria” Speakers included: Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Following the Global Fund’s recent achievements, in restoring its level of funding Mark Dybul spoke about GFATM’s […]