Neglected tropical diseases

Dr. Michael Macdonald

Dr. Michael Macdonald is a malaria advisor for the US Agency for International Development, where he manages projects and advises Ministries of Health on public health and mosquito-borne diseases in Africa and Asia.

Dr Macdonald has completed his doctoral work on the ecology of malaria transmission in Pakistan and spent 16 years in Asia with the United Nations and other organizations, working on vector-borne disease and refugee health care programs in several countries.

He’s worked closely with WHO in the development of the Integrated Vector Management initiative, and is co-chair of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, Vector Control Working Group