MEMTI - Analysis and mapping of prospective sources of funding for additional contributions to MEMTI

The Global Fund has set aside funding to incentivize the acceleration of efforts towards elimination of malaria in four countries in the Asia-Pacific region: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Timor-Leste. This Malaria Elimination in Melanesia and Timor-Leste Initiative (MEMTI) is...

Ongoing
01.12.2019 - 15.05.2020
Short term service project
Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund)
Systems Performance and Monitoring, Effectiveness and Impact
Manuel Hetzel
PNG-NMCP 2018-2020 - Evaluation of the Papua New Guinea National Malaria Control Program, 2018-2020

Papua New Guinea (PNG) has long been considered the country with the highest malaria transmission outside of sub-Saharan Africa. Over 90% of the approximately 8 million people are at risk of malaria infection, with Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax both being endemic across the country.

Since 2004,...

Ongoing
01.03.2018 - 31.12.2020
Evaluation project, Research project
Health Interventions, Effectiveness and Impact
Manuel Hetzel
Understanding the human, parasite, vector and environmental interactions driving residual malaria transmission in Papua New Guinea

The scale-up of malaria control in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has resulted in a significant reduction in the nationwide prevalence and incidence of malaria. However, this effect has not been uniform across the country and considerable heterogeneity in transmission exists in different areas.

Minimal data...

Ongoing
01.02.2016 - 31.12.2017
Research project
TDR (UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases)
Health Interventions, Effectiveness and Impact
Manuel Hetzel
RADZEC - Reactive Case Detection in Zanzibar: Effectiveness and Cost

Over the past 15 years, Zanzibar (United Republic of Tanzania) has achieved a substantial reduction in the burden of malaria by distributing insecticide treated mosquito nets, indoor residual spraying and artemisinin based combination treatment. Since 2008, Zanzibar has implemented the Malaria...

Ongoing
01.01.2016 - 27.01.2019
Research project
President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), USA
Health Interventions, Effectiveness and Impact
Manuel Hetzel
PNG-NMCP 2015-2017 - Evaluation of the Papua New Guinea National Malaria Control Program, 2015-2017

The Papua New Guinea National Department of Health (NDOH) is receiving financial support from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for the implementation of its malaria control program for the period 2015-2017. A range of partners are involved in the implementation of malaria...

Ongoing
01.03.2015 - 31.12.2017
Research project, Evaluation project
Health Interventions, Effectiveness and Impact
Manuel Hetzel
Understanding heterogeneities in the epidemiology of malaria in Papua New Guinea

Background

Malaria has been endemic across most parts of Papua New Guinea (PNG) at endemicity levels comparable to sub-Saharan Africa. The National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) has managed to substantially reduce the burden of malaria since the inception of Global Fund-support in 2004. Data from...

Ongoing
01.07.2014 - 30.06.2018
Research project
Forlen Stiftung
Health Interventions, Effectiveness and Impact
Manuel Hetzel