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Eleventh annual meeting of the Vector Control Working Group

03 - 02 - 2016 to 05 - 02 - 2016
Geneva, Switzerland


Over 230 participants gathered for the 11th annual Vector Control Working Group meeting on 3-5 February and engaged in thorough discussion on emerging technical and political issues. The restructuring of the work streams was the highlight of this year’s meeting. New work streams had their kick-off meetings and discussed their work plans for 2016-2017. For more information, take a look at the presentations given at the individual work stream meetings.

General Information

Meeting Report

Meeting Agenda

List of Participants


Jacob Williams - Meeting objectives and agenda

Pedro Alonso - Evolving landscape of malaria from MDGs to SDGs

Dan Strickman - Malaria vector control research agenda – BMGF

Konstantina Boutsika - VCWG membership, information exchange, budget and sponsorships

Helen Prytherch - Action and Investment to defeat Malaria 2016–2030 (AIM) – for a malaria-free world: the potential role of VCWG

Abraham Mnzava - Vector control policy updates and priorities

Janet Hemingway & Fredros Okumu - MESA malERA Refresh and vector control themes

Gerhard Hesse - Announcement of new work streams. Way forward,realigning the work streams, priorities to be addressed

Moh Seng Chang - Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN)

Ahmad Raeisi - Pakistan–Islamic Republic of Iran–Afghanistan Malaria Network (PIAM-Net)

Charles Mbogo - Pan African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA)

Tom McLean - IVCC announcement


IRS IRM Priorities Work Stream

LLIN Priorities Work Stream

New Challenges, New Tools in Vector Control Work Stream

Intervention Delivery, Integration and Capacity Strengthening Work Stream

Housing and Malaria Work Stream