we can
end malaria

We are developing an innovative approach to stop malaria transmission

What We Do
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Our Work

Target Malaria is an innovative project aiming to reduce the population of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes in sub-Saharan Africa.
By reducing the population of malaria mosquitoes, we aim to reduce the transmission of the disease.

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Why Malaria Matters

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Updating the terminology to describe our genetically modified mosquitoes

Gene drive research is a complex, emerging field and both the science and terminology are developing rapidly. This has been…

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Importation of the non gene drive genetically modified male bias mosquito strain into Burkina Faso

On March 16 and 21, the team at the Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (IRSS), Target Malaria’s…

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Meet the Target Malaria scientists harnessing innovation to end malaria

This World Malaria Day, we were delighted to feature 40 scientists across our project and how they are contributing towards…

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Preparing Africa’s first facility for the study of transgenic mosquitoes

In 2016, The National Biosafety Agency of Burkina Faso (Agence Nationale de Biosécurité), the national competent authority, granted our team…

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