Conference: The 6th ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology

Conference: The 6th ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology

The Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM) is organising the 6th ASEAN Congress of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology (ACTMP) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 5-7 March 2014. The Congress is organised in conjunction with the Golden Jubilee of the MSPTM. The theme for the congress is “GLOBAL CHALLENGES IN TROPICAL DISEASES: Bridging Gaps and Building Partnerships”.

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News: Breakthrough in malaria inoculation for vaccine development

News: Breakthrough in malaria inoculation for vaccine development

A novel method which involves inoculating participants with aseptic cryopreserved P. falciparum sporozoites, manufactured by Sanaria who has fellow Malaysian, Dr. Betty Sim Kim Lee as its vice president, could hasten the progress of developing a malaria vaccine.

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