Dr. Malla Rao
Deputy Branch Chief
Parasitology and International Programs Branch
Principal Investigator: Peter Agre, M.D.
Lead Institution: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
The overall goal of the Southern Africa ICEMR is to make substantial contributions to regional malaria control measures that can be sustained in the long term. This goal will be achieved through a combination of:
In addition, the research team will collaborate with other ICEMRs in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and South America.
The proposed research activities will provide detailed knowledge of malaria transmission, including epidemiology, vector biology and parasite population structure, to develop control strategies for the regional elimination of malaria.
Map description: Associated sites for the Southern Africa ICEMR: Zambia (Choma District, Nchelenge District); Zimbabwe (Mutasa District)
Last Updated February 09, 2012
Last Reviewed April 05, 2011