2021 Alan Magill Malaria Eradication Symposium

Posted 18 November 2021

November 19, 10:15 AM Eastern Time
This year's symposium will focus on how malaria elimination programs are making progress toward eradication—the successes as well as the strategies employed to achieve those goals. The speakers will also discuss the challenges, including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and how those challenges can be translated into opportunities to regain the momentum.

Maria Eugenia Grillet, PhD
Central University of Venezuela
Corine Karema, MD
Quality and Equity HealthCare, Kigali, Rwanda
Symposium Organizer
Michele Spring, MD, MSPH
Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (AFRIMS), Bangkok, Thailand
Rajesh Panjabi, MD
President’s Malaria Initiative
Pedro Alonso, MD
Philip Welkhoff, PhD
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Julie Jacobson, MD, DTM&H
President, ASTMH
Bridges to Development, Seattle, WA
This annual symposium honors the life and work of ASTMH Past President Alan Magill, who at the time of his untimely death in 2015 was promoting the bold goal of global malaria eradication in his role as the Malaria Director at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The symposium brings leaders in the malaria field together to summarize the challenges and advances in areas of relevance to the malaria elimination and eradication effort.