Opening the policy black box: Unravelling the process for changing diagnostic and treatment guidelines for vivax malaria in seven countries and Options Assessment Toolkit: Assisting Asia Pacific National Malaria Programs for Optimized Radical Cure of Vivax Malaria

September 15, 2021


  • Ms Varunika Ruwanpura, PhD Candidate, Public Health, Menzies School of Heath Research, Charles Darwin University Australia
    Varunika Ruwanpura is a journalist, writer and social sciences researcher She is currently doing a PhD in Public Health at the Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Australia Her research focuses on suggesting improved policy interventions for P vivax malaria in select endemic countries
  • Dr Manash ShresthaTechnical Coordinator, APMEN Vivax Working Group
    Dr Manash Shrestha is the Technical Coordinator for the APMEN Vivax Working Group He is a public health professional and a social scientist with a diverse background and varied research interests. Manash holds a PhD in Health Social Sciences and an MPH (Masters in Public Health) from Mahidol University, Thailand