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Aiming for a malaria-free region by 2030

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, June 13 2018   /  02:18 am

Stephen RogersonMelbourne will be hosting the First World Malaria Conference in July, 2018. Rita Widiadana spoke for The Jakarta Post with Stephen Rogerson, a professor at the Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in Malaria Elimination. The following is an excerpt from that interview:Question: The Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in Malaria Elimination has just been established at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity in Melbourne. What are its goals? Answer: The primary goals of the CRE are to develop new tools ranging from diagnostics to drugs, including tools to map and model interventions for malaria. We will work with partners in the region to discover how best to implement these tools in the fight against malaria, to help these countries achieve their goals of malaria elimination.What are the CRE’s priorities in malaria research and what significant...