IMACS Network Member Launches Ghana Malaria Modeling Project

As part of Forecasting Healthy Futures’ mission to support emerging researchers at the intersection of climate and health, we spoke to Ekuwa Adade, a doctoral researcher at Brunel University London, and a member of the IMACS Expert Network. Adade, who is researching climate sensitive diseases, recently launched a malaria modeling project as part of her doctoral research focused on her home country, Ghana. IMACS is mentoring Ekuwa in understanding and comparing different time series models and helping advance her skills in integrating climate and malaria surveillance information using advanced machine learning.

Experts Discuss Accelerating Support to Build Healthy & Climate-Resilient Cities During WHA77

On the sidelines of the 77th World Health Assembly, Forecasting Healthy Futures hosted an event entitled “Healthy & Resilient Cities Worldwide: Clearing the social and financial hurdles to integrate and scale sustainable urban innovations”, in partnership with Reaching the Last Mile.  The discussion examined the health impacts of climate threats as experienced in urban settings around the world, and the innovative efforts underway to build sustainable and resilient cities.

IMACS Expert James Colborn Discusses Malaria Elimination Efforts in Mozambique & Climate Health Solutions

Malaria is among the greatest public health threats in Mozambique, with more than 12 million cases in 2022. In a discussion with James Colborn, Senior Malaria Advisor at the Clinton Health Access Initiative and member of the Forecasting Healthy Futures Institute for Health Modeling and Climate Solutions (IMACS), Colborn discusses his malaria work in Mozambique, as well as his thoughts on addressing climate change and leveraging early warning systems.   


Forecasting Healthy Futures at ASTMH 2023

uring this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene in Chicago (October 18-22), Forecasting Healthy Futures put a spotlight on the intersection of climate and health through a series of affiliated events.


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