Malaria Policy Advisory Committee

The Malaria Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC) provides independent, strategic advice to WHO on all policy areas relating to malaria control and elimination. MPAC brings together some of the world’s foremost experts on malaria, and convenes twice a year in Geneva. The Committee is supported by the GMP Guidelines Development Group and ad hoc Evidence Review Groups which support the policy making process.

Reports and guidance

MPAC recommendations

New or updated WHO guidance, issued in line with MPAC recommendations.

MPAC meeting reports

A detailed summary of each meeting.


Statements on specific issues by MPAC members.

Meetings and documentation

Presentations and expert groups reports from all MPAC meetings.

Background documents


Background information and key documents on the MPAC.

Current members

Short biographies of MPAC members.


Selection, role and responsibilities of members.

Operational procedures

More information on procedures and observership.

Evidence review groups (ERGs)

Evidence review groups (ERGs) are convened for a limited period to review a specific area of work and provide evidence-based options for recommendations.

Call for experts

The WHO Global Malaria Programme is currently issuing a call for experts to serve as members of the Guidelines Development Group.

Stay connected

Illustration for GMP e-Newsletter

The e-Newsletter provides regular updates on MPAC meetings and recommendations.

MPAC in pictures

Find out more about MPAC and the role of its members through a selection of photos.

A word from the experts

M. Henley/ WHO

Hear from some of the world-renowned researchers that guide WHO’s malaria policies.