PHD Students

MAP has a number of students studying for post-graduate qualifications under the principal supervision of Professor Peter Gething, with senior post-doctoral scientists within the group providing additional supervision.

Projects

Quantifying malaria syndromes and treatment rates

Current Project

Malaria symptoms can often be quite general, overlapping with symptoms of other diseases. Malaria Atlas Project researchers aim to quantify the prevalence of two key symptoms of malaria (fever and anaemia) across Africa, and generate a better understanding of how much malaria contributes to each of these syndromes on the continent. In addition to this, by quantifying symptomatic and asymptomatic illness from malaria, we aim to measure the treatment seeking rate and effective treatment coverage for P. falciparum malaria in Africa.

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