PacMOSSI Inception Meeting

Meeting date: 23rd March 2022 Time: 9am – 12 midday Australian Eastern Standard Time Venue: Online, interactive meeting Contact: pacmossi@jcu.edu.au

Aims of the meeting

To provide a forum to raise awareness of mosquito-borne disease threats in the region, facilitate knowledge transfer, and enable conversations about strengthening mosquito surveillance and control capacity across the Pacific.

The meeting objectives were to:
  • Review the current status of mosquito surveillance and control in PICs
  • Discuss regional priorities for strengthening surveillance and control of mosquito-borne diseases
  • Provide an update on PacMOSSI opportunities to strengthen mosquito surveillance and control

Meeting resources

List of attendees
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Finalised Agenda
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Recording of the Meeting
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Presentations from the following speakers

Professor Tom Burkot

James Cook University, Australia
"Burkot PacMOSSI Inception meeting Introduction"
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Dr Salanieta Saketa

The Pacific Community, Fiji
"Saketa Overview of current arboviral threats in the Pacific"
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Dr Tanya Russell

James Cook University, Australia
"Russell Capacity of vector surveillance and control"
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Dr Amanda Murphy

World Health Organisation, Fiji
"Strategic planning for PICs"
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Maxine Whittaker

James Cook University, Australia
"Support to National VBD Strategic Plan Finalization"
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Charlie Ave

Cook Islands
"Charlie Ave Cook Islands Vector Control Presentation"
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Katie Anders

World Mosquito Program, Australia
"Anders PacMossie March2022"
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Hervé Bossin

Institut Louis Malardé, French Polynesia
"BOSSIN - PACMOSSI Inception meeting 22march"
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Adam Craig

University of New South Wales, Australia
"Adam Craig PacMOSS IInception Meeting Citizen Science"
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Kristen Beek

University of New South Wales, Australia
"Operational Research KBeek"
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Gerard Kelly

Beyond Essential Systems, Australia
"Kelly PacMOSSI Inception Meetnig DataManagement"
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Jerome Garcia

Department of Public Health and Social Services,Guam
"Garcia PIVMC Presentation"
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Arnaud Cannet

New Caledonia
"DASS New Caledonia English"
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Joelyn Goi

Papua New Guinea
"Goi Comparison of Different Mosquito Traps"
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