The 3rd PAMCA Conference
6th-9th September 2016 , Lagos, Nigeria
THEME: Control of Mosquito Vectors – Opportunities & Challenges in the 21st Century
- Impact of deforestation and urbanization in Anopheles control
- Emerging mosquito-borne diseases in Africa
- Insecticide Resistance in mosquito vectors
- Capacity building for entomological surveillance
- Private and commercial sector participation in the control of mosquito vectors
- Mosquito Biology and Control
- Community interventions in mosquito control
The following were key speakers of the 3rd PAMCA Conference
The following organizations were sponsors of the 3rd Annual PAMCA conference in 2016.
The 2nd PAMCA Conference
6th-8th October 2015 Dar es salaam, Tanzania
THEME:Emerging mosquito-borne diseases in sub-saharan Africa.
- Emerging mosquito-borne diseases: new Public Health challenges
- Mosquito resistance to insecticides and population genetics
- Translating research into practice: Linking interventions to mosquito behaviour
- Multidisciplinary approaches to tackling mosquito-borne disease
- Mosquito biology & ecology
- Impact of climate change on mosquito control
The 2nd Pan African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA) Conference themed, “Emerging mosquito-borne diseases in sub-Saharan Africa” was held in Dar-es- Salaam, Tanzania, from 6-8th October 2015. The 2nd Annual PAMCA conference built on the momentum generated following the successful hosting of the 1st PAMCA Annual Conference in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference brought together professionals, students, research institutions and other stakeholders working in mosquito control and mosquito-borne diseases research together under common agenda to discuss the challenges of emerging and re-emerging mosquito-borne diseases across the African continent.
The 1st PAMCA Conference
6th-8th October 2014 Nairobi, Kenya
THEME: Challenges of vector control in the malaria eradication era.
- Host-pathogen interactions and immunity
- Population genetics, bioinformatics and biotechnology
- Vector ecology and behaviour
- Insecticide resistance and management
- Vector biology and control
- Social sciences and vector control
PAMCA, Africa’s first network of vector control professionals, hosted its first conference, held between 6-8th October in Nairobi, Kenya. This event drew a range of individuals and organizations including mosquito researchers, vector control specialists, industry representatives, NGO’s, students, policy makers and educators from across Africa and beyond to share ideas, collaborate and explore innovative approaches to combat vector borne diseases. Attendees had access to the latest mosquito research innovations and expert opinion in this dynamic field.