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January 2020

Exploring the Contribution of 3rd Generation IRS Products with NgenIRS

January 30, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am EST

The NgenIRS partnership led by IVCC and funded by Unitaid with support from The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, The Global Fund, PATH, and Abt Associates is establishing a sustainable, competitive and growing market for effective 3GIRS products at affordable prices. NgenIRS is making the most effective, long-lasting insecticides available to malaria programs and implementation partners to support insecticide resistance management strategies. In an upcoming webinar hosted by The Vector LearningXchange, representatives from the NgenIRS partnership will discuss the role of 3rd generation…

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May 2020

Webinar! Mapping 101 with Maxar: How Geospatial Data Improves Planning and Implementation in Vector Control

May 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

Presenters: Matt Hallas, Maxar and Solomon Wasse, PMI VectorLink Ethiopia Matt Hallas from Maxar Technologies and Solomon Wasse from PMI VectorLink Ethiopia discuss the application of geospatial data for the purposes of improving the planning and implementation of vector control interventions. Satellite imagery and data derived from high-resolution imagery can be used to accurately map the distribution of populations, which is particularly beneficial in regions that historically have been unmapped. After quickly covering the basics of extracting information from satellite imagery,…

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November 2020

Webinar! Advancing Progress in Malaria Control: Optimizing the collection, analysis, and use of entomological data for vector control decision-making.

November 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EST

We invite you to join us for an engaging webinar as we discuss efforts under The PMI VectorLink Project to advance progress in malaria control through optimizing the collection, analysis, and use of entomological data for vector control decision-making. Elodie Vaja (UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences), Neil Lobo (The University of Notre Dame Eck Institute for Global Health), and Joseph Chabi (PMI VectorLink Cote d’Ivoire) will discuss the use and application of the entomological surveillance planning tool (ESPT) in entomological data…

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June 2021

ITN School-Based Distribution: From Start-Up to Full-Scale Operations

June 10 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am EDT

From start-up to full-scale distribution, The PMI VectorLink Project has worked with country governments to develop and implement school-based ITN distribution campaigns. In this webinar, country representatives from Zambia and Ghana will share their country experiences with school-based distribution in the pilot and mature phases of the campaign development. We will also discuss SBD standard practices and introduce new tools that country governments can use in their SBD implementation. Presenters: led by Jane Miller, PMI VectorLink; Ketty Ndhlovu, NMCP Zambia;…

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August 2021

Focusing On the Invasive An. Stephensi in Ethiopia

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am EDT

  WORLD MOSQUITO DAY: FOCUSING ON THE INVASIVE AN. STEPHENSI IN ETHIOPIA An Asian malaria vector is invading Ethiopia and other parts of sub-Saharan Africa. If this invasive vector continues to spread, large parts of Ethiopia could see dramatic increases in incidence of malaria. Lives are at stake. Where do we go from here? The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative VectorLink Project’s Senior Entomologist Aklilu Seyoum will host a compelling discussion with leading entomologists as they share their latest research on…

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