Posted by: tneupane | 05/07/2009

Photo of the week

World Malaria Day 2009: New Tools in the Fight against MalariaPhoto by Shushanna Mignott

Dr. Ruth Owusu a Research Physician and Clinical Research Fellow at the Kintampo Health Research Centre in Ghana asks for continued support for the malaria vaccine and the fight against malaria. The Global Health Council partnered with Medicines for Malaria Venture, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics and the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative to present a congressional briefing on April 23, 2009 in honor of World Malaria Day.  The briefing, New Tools in the Fight Against Malaria, discussed advances in malaria diagnostics, treatment, and vaccine development.

From left to right:  Dr. Ruth Owusu, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana; Joanne Manrique, Global Health Council; Antony Kalm, MPH, MMV; Dr. Mark Perkins, FIND.

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