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3rd Pan-African Conference on Malaria

November 2002
Arusha, Tanzania

The Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM) will hold the 3rd Pan-
African Conference on Malaria in Arusha, Tanzania in November 2002. 


The Arusha Conference (2002) will focus on scientific progress and 
potential in malaria research with the aim of promoting the exchange 
of scientific ideas within Africa. The Conference will have specific 
sessions to discuss mechanisms for linking scientific research and 
malaria control activities. More than twenty MIM-supported research 
projects across Africa will also be presented. 

The Conference will consist of plenary presentations by world-
renowned experts, numerous symposia on a broad range of topics, and 
daily poster sessions. There will be ample opportunities to converse 
with malaria research expert faculty in "Meet-the-Professor" ses-
sions. The Conference will be organized by the National Institute for 
Medical Research (NIMR)- Tanzania, the Organization of African Unity 
(OAU), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and the National Institutes of Health 
(NIH)-USA in collaboration with other agencies world-wide. The diver-
sity of participants and symposia panellists will provide the Confer-
ence attendee with a global perspective on the scientific solutions 
to effectively prevent malaria and reduce its burden.

Preliminary Program 
The Preliminary Program and Call for Abstracts will be available in 
June 2001.

For further information contact: 

MIM Secretariat 
Martin Sarikiaeli Alilio, PhD 
Multilateral Initiative on Malaria 
Fogarty International Center 
National Institutes of Health 
31 Center Drive MSC 2220 
Building 31, Room B2C39 
Bethesda, MD 20892, USA 
Tel: +1-301-402-6212 
Fax: +1-301-402-2056 

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