Malaria, other vectorborne and parasitic diseases

Western Pacific Regional Consultation on the WHO Technical Brief on Plasmodium Vivax Control and Elimination

9 June 2014 - Manila, Philippines

Background

The World Health Organization is in the process of developing new global malaria policy documents. As part of this, a draft Technical Briefing on Plasmodium vivax Control and Elimination has been developed. Consultations in all WHO regions are planned prior to finalizing this document.

The WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific is organizing a Regional Consultation on the WHO Technical Briefing on Plasmodium vivax Control and Elimination, in collaboration with the WHO Global Malaria Programme. The consultation which will bring together national malaria programme representatives and other regional experts, will provide regional inputs into the development of this global technical briefing.

Objective:

  • To review and provide feedback on the draft WHO Technical Briefing on Plasmodium vivax Control and Elimination.
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