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The 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH)

Sunday, November 15, 2020 – Thursday, November 19, 2020

Abt Global staff is looking forward to the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH). The Annual Meeting brings together tropical medicine and global health professionals to share the latest research in the field.

Abt staff will present the following:


November 18, 1:45 – 3:30 p.m.
Session: Mosquitoes: Vector Biology - Epidemiology II
Presentation: Relevance of Entomological Monitoring Data in Decision Making for Appropriate and Sustainable Malaria Vector Control in Côte d’Ivoire
Presenter: Bernard Kouassi, PMI VectorLink, Abt Global

November 18, 3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Session: Using the Data You Have: Innovative Methods to Enhance Vector Control Evaluation and Decision-Making
Presentation: Making Vector Control Impact Evaluation Part of the Routine: A Case Study from Mali
Presenter: Jules Mihigo, PMI Mali

November 19, 10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Session 127: Mosquitoes: Insecticide Resistance and Control
Presentation:Evaluation of Partial Indoor Residual Spraying: An Effective and Cost Saving Potential Alternative to Conventional Spraying for Malaria Vector Control
Presenter: Sylvester Coleman, PMI VectorLink Project, Abt Global


Poster Session A | November 16, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. | Poster Hall

Entomological Surveillance of Malaria Vectors in Five Sentinel Sites in Cameroon
Presenter: Etienne Fondjo, PMI VectorLink, Abt Global

Entomological indicators of malaria transmission in Sierra Leone: Implications for vector control
Presenter: Evelyne Alyko, PMI VectorLink, Abt Global

The Effect of Rainfall and Mosquito Collection Methods on Vector Density Surveillance in Liberia, West Africa
Presenter: Ibrahima Baber, PMI VectorLink, Abt Global

Urban Malaria Vector Bionomics and Population Behavior in Three Cities of Senegal
Presenter: Abdoulaye Diop, PMI VectorLink, Abt Global

Poster Session B | November 17, 11:45 – 1:15 p.m. | Poster Hall

Residual Efficacy of Actellic 300CS (pirimiphos-methyl) and SumiShield 50WG (clothianidin) Used for IRS in Mali in 2018-2019
Presenter: Libasse Gadiaga, PMI VectorLink, Abt Global

Malaria Vector Bionomics & Resistance Patterns in 2018 & 2019 in Niger
Presenter: Soumaila Hadiza, PMI VectorLink, Abt Global

Poster Session C | November 18, 11:45 – 1:15 p.m. | Poster Hall

Insecticide Susceptibility Profile of Anopheles arabiensis from 2017-2019 in Ethiopia
Presenter: Meshesha Balkew Managido, PMI VectorLink, Abt Global