Contributions to Elimination of Infectious Diseases in West Africa: Lymphatic Filariasis and Malaria

October 12, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Benjamin Koudou, PhD
Professor, Nangui Abrogoua University, Cote d’Ivoire
Director of Research and Development, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Cote d’Ivoire

Professor Benajmin Koudou has more than 17 years of experience as a malaria and lymphatic filariasis (LF)control specialist. His talk will focus on new methods in the field and the efficacy of new tools, such as a motion sensor to better monitor bednet usage among endemic communities and new active ingredients against insecticide-resistant malaria vectors for reducing LF and malaria burden in endemic countries. This program is part of Washington University’s Africa Speaks series, offered in partnership with The Africa Initiative.

This event will take place virtually on Brown School’s Open Classroom. Please note, registration will close at the end of day the day prior to the event date.