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Congressional briefing: Next-generation tools for malaria control and elimination

18 Nov 2009

Sponsored by: The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, PATH, and Malaria No More

In cooperation with:

  • Senator Sam Brownback (KS), Senator Richard Durbin (IL),
  • Senator Patty Murray (WA), and Congressman Adam Smith (WA)

Welcome and introduction

  • Dr. Kent Campbell, Moderator

Director, Malaria Control and Evaluation Partnership in Africa (MACEPA), PATH

Chair, Advocacy and Policy Committee, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 


  • Malaria control progress and challenges

Dr. Elizabeth Chizema

Director of Technical Support Services, Zambian Ministry of Health

  • Battling malaria drug resistance 

Dr. Alan Magill

Director, Experimental Therapeutics, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

Chair, Clinical Groups, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

  • Malaria vaccine development: an overview of progress and next steps

Dr. Tom Monath

Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Dr. Patricia W. Njuguna


Principal Investigator, Kilifi clinical trial site, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kenya

Refreshments will be served.

RSVP by Monday, November 16, to dcevents [at], or call 202.822.0033