Regional Malaria CSO Consultation 17-18 November 2015, Thailand


The platform had organized a CSO consultation workshop on 17-18 November 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. As a follow-up to the 4th December 2014 meeting, this workshop was conducted to explore existing challenges of CSOs in malaria work, their progress and prioritize future step. The modality of the 2-day workshop was based on presentations, group works and open discussion along with information and experience sharing.

Objectives of the workshop were to 1) build CSO engagement in national responses and Global Fund process and share and document experience and lessons learned in CSO engagement, 2) create a regional civil society malaria platform that can operate to strengthen national and regional responses to malaria with a particular focus on the needs of vulnerable and key population, and 3) identify and agree on key CSO engagement, human rights, and gender issues in the regional malaria response.