Malaria World Congress 2018


A unique platform for ALL stakeholders to build a solid framework for collaborative action against malaria.



A series of pre-Congress interviews and panel discussions designed to promote collaborative action against malaria.

Dialogue V: ‘Whole of society’ responses to malaria.

A conversation with Dr Kesete Admasu, CEO of the RBM Partnership to End Malaria.

Just ahead of the Malaria World Congress, Tim France talked with Dr Kesete about the growing momentum to turn the tide against malaria and the pan-African campaign ‘Zero Malaria Starts with Me’ that will be announced at the forthcoming African Union meeting and in Melbourne.

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ABC News - 1st Malaria World Congress.

ABC News 24 - ABC News Breakfast (1) (29/06/2018 06:30)
Prof. Brendan Crabb, Burnet Institute, discusses the World Congress on
Malaria, a conference that will be held in Melbourne on Sunday


Where are delegates coming from? 

Currently we have registrations from over 61 different countries around the world. View the heat map to see where they're coming from!

Updated 08 June 2018

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MWC in the News. 

See how the First Malaria World Congress is making waves. Click the image above to listen to the latest ABC media report on the Congress and interviews with some of our key speakers and panellists. 


Final Program.

A truly multi-sector approach putting a strong focus on collaboration, this landmark malaria congress integrates; discovery science with frontline, public health initiatives, policy and governance, private sector, partnerships and affected communities with the ultimate aim being a unified response to elimination and eradication.

View the full program detail now!

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“The Australian Government is pleased to support the inaugural Malaria World Congress.
We are committed to the goal of achieving the elimination of malaria in our region by 2030.
The Malaria World Congress will bring together the global malaria community for the first time to share ideas, innovate and agree on global action to achieve this goal.”

— Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs