CONCEPT NOTE

About the event

The GAMFA 2021 is a virtual event will bring together, global RBM partners, clinicians, scientists, government, public health professionals, policymakers, vaccine companies and other stakeholder to discuss urgent need for the scaling and acceleration of Malaria Control Programmes in the most burdened continent of Africa. There will be a Keynote Speech by Prince Ned Nwoko, Founder of Ned Nwoko Malaria Project as well as the WHO Representative.

AIM

To align with the narratives of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in relation to health and Malaria Interventions.

 OBJECTIVES

  • To strengthen collaboration for malaria eradication in Africa.
  • To accelerate sub-regional approach that will allow all the countries in the continent to achieve their malaria eradication goals, thus paving the way towards a malaria-free Africa.
  • To persuade African leaders to commit more resources and efforts to the eradication of malaria in Africa.
  • To influence WHO’s Global Malaria Programme to scale up interventions in Africa

PARTICIPATION

Audience Participation shall be via online registration.

DATE:  28th September 2021

TIME: 09:00 CENTRAL TIME

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Prince Ned Nwoko:               Towards a Malaria free Africa; Ned Nwoko Foundation

Approach

WHO Representative:           Solving the global malaria problem; Africa in the lead

PANEL DISCUSSION

Topic: Malaria Interventions in Africa; Need for acceleration and scale up

MODERATOR

Chuks Anyaduba

PANELISTS

  1. Dr. Chioma Amajoh – Abuja, Nigeria
  2. Prof. Wellington Oyibo – Lagos, Nigeria
  3. Jim Moore – Board Member, Malaria Partners International USA
  4. Dr. Perpetua Uhomoibhi – NC, NMEP, Nigeria
  5. Mariam Jobe – Founder ASCSF Houston, USA
  6. Dr. Peter Billingsley – Vice President, SANARIA, USA
  7. Gerrit J. Van Roekel – Vice President, Business Development, HEMEX Health
Guiding Principle

Own up to your land and wipe the vectors out from there.

Our Goal

The goal of this project is to accelerate towards the attainment of malaria free Nigeria and adopt the same model in other African Countries.

Objectives
  • To strengthen collaboration for malaria elimination in Africa.
  • To establish and support Academic Research Grant for malaria vaccine development.
  • To mobilize communities and stakeholders to take ownership of the programme and its activities.
  • To accelerate sub-regional approach that will allow all the countries in the continent to achieve their malaria elimination goals, thus paving the way towards a malaria-free Africa.
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