Rotarians Against Malaria A volunteer run organisation working

Rotarians Against Malaria A volunteer run organisation working to eliminate malaria Guest Speakers Welcome!

Mr Tim Freeman RAM PNG Mr Ben Rickie Kiokimo

SI MoH Mr Edgar Pollard AITHM Dr Merita Monteiro Timor Leste MoH Prof Denis Shanks Army Malaria Inst. Assoc Prof Harin Kuranajeewa WEHI Assoc Prof Bayden Wood Monash Uni

Dr Danielle Stanisic Inst. for Glycomics An important goal of RAM Happy healthy kids eager to get an education 500

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0 RAM launched Intensified control & elimination program Original MEP DDT spraying

1969 1971 1973 1975 1977 1979 1981 1983

1985 1987 1989 1991 1993 1995 1997 1999 2001

2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 Cases / 1000 populatio n Recent History of Malaria

Year Malaria in the Solomon Islands Incidence of confirmed cases per 1000 population (MHMS, Solomon Islands) 4

RAM Focus Countries PNG 65% (to 90%) reduction; elimination programs planned. Solomon Islands 87% reduction, 2 provinces at pre- elimination stage.

Timor Leste 99% reduction 5 of 13 Health Districts at pre- elimination stage. PP Rod Browne RC Gunnedah Distributing nets at Morai, Timor Leste 2014

Two generations appreciate the protection of RAM bed nets Chasing Malaria volunteers and local school surveillance recruits Successful first Recipient of the RAM Scholarship: Edgar Pollard MSc

Research Topic: Understanding mosquito flight to maximize malaria and dengue control by insecticide impregnated barriers. RAM and Rotary Club of Dili Lafaek Healthy village project in Timor Leste

RAM Rotary Volunteers 2017 RAM Vision Elimination STRATEGIC provision of bed nets. Rapid Diagnostic kits, Educational flip charts. Convince RI that Malaria should be next after Polio.

RAM Healthy Villages. Expand Chasing Malaria program. Seek to work with Rotary Indonesia. PhD in Vector Bourne disease. More Volunteer teams. Awareness Raising Malaria Awareness Day April 30

Vale PDG Richmond Manyweathers OAM Paul Harris Fellow (Ruby level) Australian Rotary Health Gold Companion Rotary International Service Above Self Award 2003 Rotary Centennial Community Volunteer Award 2005 RAWCS Humanitarian Service Award 2015

A tireless worker for Rotary and RAM Humanitarian Service Awards Wayne Morris RAM Solomon Islands Ron Seddon RAM PNG

Elimination will require: Accurate surveillance and mapping Maintenance of control measures

A reliable field test for asymptomatic carriers New affordable drug as a reliable treatment Multi valent vaccine Malaria Vaccine Fund raising project Launch:- Vaccine candidate: PlasProtecT

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