Shrinking the Malaria Map

UCSF Global Health Group’s Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI)


Our Malaria Elimination Toolkit provides national malaria programs and implementing partners with evidence-based, user-friendly tools to strengthen malaria elimination efforts worldwide. Each tool specifies the target user, from surveillance officers and national malaria control program managers to healthcare providers. Many of these tools have been used successfully in malaria-eliminating countries, such as Indonesia, Swaziland, and China—leading to policy and programmatic changes that are accelerating elimination efforts.

Reflections on the 20th anniversary of RBM Partnership to End Malaria

In a new commentary in the Malaria Journal, Sir Richard Feachem, prompted by the 20th anniversary of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, reflects on hypotheses to control malaria in Africa put forward by WHO AFRO and the World Bank in 1996. These hypotheses, and the reactions to them of a panel of 18 experts, are reviewed and contrasted to the rapid progress and high ambition that characterize the field of malaria today. Read more. 

MEI welcomes new Co-Director Chris White

It is our pleasure to welcome Chris White as the new Co-Director of the Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI) at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Global Health Group. Chris is based at MEI’s global headquarters in San Francisco and will work directly and collaboratively with fellow MEI Co-Director Roly Gosling based at MEI’s southern Africa headquarters in Windhoek, Namibia.