Reducing malaria morbidity and mortality in early life in an area co-endemic for falciparum and vivax malaria


  • Dr Rini Poespoprodjo

    Gadjah Mada University

Project summary

Rini is a paediatrician and researcher based at the Timika Research Facility, Papua, Indonesia. Her research focuses on finding the best strategy to improve maternal and child health in Papua. This Fellowship has enabled her to carry out a research project to define the effectiveness of intermittent screening and treatment for malaria with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (a form of artemisinin combination therapy) for the control of malaria in the first year of life.

This grant was awarded under the scheme's previous name of Training Fellowships in Public Health and Tropical Medicine.