The long awaited visit of Prof Kayentao to Maglie

On 3rd November 2023, Professor Kassoum Kayentao, from University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako was invited to hold a training course on malaria at R-Evolution Worldwide headquarters, in Maglie, Italy.

The training course, held by Professor Kayentao, focused on the following topics:

  • Burden and epidemiology of malaria
  • Malaria definition and parasite species
  • Physiopathology of malaria and parasite life cycle
  • Malaria immunology
  • Update on malaria prevention (ITN-IRS, IPTp, malaria vaccines and Monoclonal antibodies)
  • Update on malaria treatment
  • Antimalarial resistance
  • Challenges to the control of malaria
  •  Malaria in Pregnancy

This initiative was well aligned with the principle of ensuring knowledge transfer/capacity development intra consortium.

Indeed, the training course was attended by Dario Scaramuzzi, CEO of R-Evolution Worldwide, and his scientific project coordinators.