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Nineteenth MiPWG Meeting

18 - 09 - 2017 to 20 - 09 - 2017

The 19th Roll Back Malaria- Malaria in Pregnancy (MIP) Working Group (WG) annual meeting was held from September 18-20, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.  The meeting was organized in collaboration with the RBM Partnership, The Global Fund, PMI, Jhpiego and the USAID supported Maternal and Child Survival Program.


The objectives of the meeting were:

  1. To review current working group priorities, structure and activities
  1. To debrief on the dissemination and implementation of WHO’s new ANC recommendations
  1. To share best practices in MiP programming from countries
  1. To present and discuss key research in MiP programming
  1. To present and discuss new opportunities for innovation in MiP programming
  1. To identify future working group priorities, strategies and workplan for MiP prioritization


These objectives were achieved through a diverse series of presentations, panel discussions and group brainstorming sessions.  Speakers included technical and programmatic leaders, donors, researchers and NMCP and MCH country representatives who shared their country experiences with MiP targets and interventions.

Related Material: 
Report, MiP WG Annual Meeting, September 2017
List of participants, MiP WG Annual Meeting, September 2017
Meeting agenda, MiP WG Annual Meeting, September 2017
MiP WG overview presentation
Malaria in Pregnancy, WHO
Malaria in Pregnancy Perspectives, Global Fund
WHO Guideline for ANC 2016
Accelerating MiP Programming, PMI
Low dose folic acid policy
Highly senstive mRDT and relevance to MiP
Pregnant women and children as sentinel populations
Unitaid strategy and malaria projects
C-IPTp, TIPTOP project and Burkina Faso Study
PQE Initiative
Results from clinical trials on IST, SST IPTp
Text Messaging to Increase IPTp Coverage
The protective effect of IPTp-SP on the dual burden of malaria and STIs, RTIs
Harmonization across RBM
SBCC Working Group
Applying the ANC recommendations, UNICEF
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