MEG III Meeting

April 20-23, 2009
Brienz, Switzerland
Co-hosted with the Swiss Tropical Institute 

The MEG’s third meeting was held in Brienz, Switzerland in April 2009 and was co-hosted with the Swiss Tropical Institute. The agenda included presentations and updates on recent malaria elimination regional initiatives and meetings, as well as work undertaken by global agencies and partner organizations. The second half of the meeting focused on future priorities for elimination and the role of the MEG and its partners, including methods and approaches for case studies, core indicators for elimination, and elimination-specific operational research needs. The meeting celebrated the completion and publication of the MEG’s two major contributions to elimination: Shrinking the Malaria Map: A Guide on Malaria Elimination for Policy Makers and its companion Shrinking the Malaria Map: A Prospectus on Malaria Elimination.