April 25, 2018

Celebrating World Malaria Day, 25 April 2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) has set 25 April as the World Malaria Day. Celebrating this annual event this year, the Malaria Pathogenesis Unit of Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology (EIMB) held a mini seminar at Sitoplasma Auditorium. The talk was  presented by Ms. Vera Unwin, a PhD student from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM). The title of the talk was "Diagnostics in Malaria Elimination Settings". Vera presented her recent work as part of a small project with Papuan Health and Community Development Foundation (YPKMP), EIMB, and LSTM.

Ms. Vera Unwim presented her talk during a mini seminar held at Eijkman Institute

Eijkman Institute's Malaria Pathogenesis Unit scientists took a group photo with Ms. Unwin and Dr. Rukhsana Ahmed from LSTM.

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