Lectures and seminars GlobeLife Seminar: World Malaria Day

26-04-2021 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Add to iCal
Online Online via Zoom.
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Welcome to the network GlobeLife's seminar 'World Malaria Day - future tools and perspectives in the context of malaria control and elimination' held online on 26 April.

The programme will include presentations and panel discussions by the following presenters and time for discussions and questions to the presenters and the panelists.


Keynote speaker

Dr. Corine Karema, former Director of the Rwanda National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP), and currently consultant (Malaria Senior Programme Officer) at the African Leaders Malaria Alliance, where she supports NMCPs and Ministries of Health to resolve technical and implementation bottlenecks, to enhance tracking country-level progress and accountability in achieving key malaria targets for increasing impact to end malaria in Africa.

Other speakers:

  • Olle Terenius, associate professor, UU: “Future tools and perspectives in malaria vector control”
  • Pedro Gil, associate professor, KI: “Molecular tools for future surveillance and control of malaria”
  • Eleni Aklillu, professor, KI: “Recent Developments in Malaria Treatment and Prevention”


  • Noushin Emami, associate professor, Stockholm University
  • Mats Wahlgren, professor, Karolinska Institutet
  • Billy Ngasala, associate professor, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania, & Uppsala University

Join the seminar online

Join the meeting via Zoom.


The seminar is jointly organized by Andreas Mårtensson, Uppsala University, and Anders Björkman, Ulrika Morris and Berit Aydin Schmidt, Karolinska Institutet.

About GlobeLife

The GlobeLife network aims to promote cooperation to strengthen both research and education in global health at both universities. A long-term goal is joint educational initiatives, increased collaborative research projects and cooperation in supervising doctoral students.

Find more information about upcoming GlobeLife events and other events related to Global health at KI and Uppsala University, as well as recordings of previous GlobeLife seminars at globelife.se