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DFID Malaria Knowledge Programme 1999 - 2004


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The DFID Malaria Knowledge Programme, based at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, began in 1999 and will continue until 2004. Some projects have already provided results. The recent strengthening of the programme's partnerships, particularly with other knowledge and DFID programmes, has led to important new developments - The Vulnerability & Health Alliance is one example. The programme hosts workshops, supports research and projects and the website includes useful links

Malaria Consortium

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The Malaria Consortium is a leading organisation of multi-disciplinary experts from around the world, working to reduce the global burden of malaria. The Malaria Consortium includes expert teams working together to provide an interface of research with policy and practice, and between health systems and technical issues, which are essential for effective malaria control. It facilitates progress in malaria control across these interfaces through active two-way communication at country, regional and international levels, with a focus on listening to country priorities. This site includes information about the Consortium's work, its priorities and activities, its consultancy services and the publications it produces, many of which are available in full text to download

World Health Organization : Malaria


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This section of the WHO site contains links to factsheets, research & development, and WHO publications on malaria. It also links to the Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM) and the Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV)

The capacity project : planning developing & supporting the workforce

Capacity Project

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This global initiative has been designed to help developing countries build and sustain the health workforce so that they can respond systemically to the challenges of implementing and sustaining quality health programmes. The project seeks to improve the quality, accessibility and use of priority health services through: 1. Improving workforce planning and leadership; 2. Developing better education and training programmes for the workforce, and 3. Strengthening systems to support workforce performance. The Capacity Project works across sectors such as health, education, planning, public service commissions and local government entities in order to address the varied forces that affect the health workforce. The Project also works in multiple priority health areas, including family planning and reproductive health, maternal and child health, HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other infectious diseases

UNITAID : together to heal

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UNITAID’s mission is to contribute to scaling up access to treatment for HIV and AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, primarily for people in low-income countries, by leveraging price reductions for quality diagnostics and medicines and accelerating the pace at which these are made available

Schools & health : health, nutrition and HIV and AIDS

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This website contains information about research and resources to support ensuring that children are healthy and able to learn, as an essential component of an effective education system, by topic and by country. Good health increases enrolment and reduces absenteeism, and brings more of the poorest and most disadvantaged children to school, many of whom are girls. It is these children who are often the least healthy and most malnourished, and who have the most to gain educationally from improved health