Professor Maxine Whittaker has been cruicial in pushing the malaria elimination in Asia Pacific . Without her support, it would not have possible to reach thus far.
Prof Maxine Whittaker has been a champion in the malaria field both in a quantitative and qualitative level, ensuring that data is collected but also caring about the people representing these numbers! Her leadership of APMEN, one of the most important malaria networks in the Asia Pacific has proven invaluable both in number of lives saved, but also encouraged malaria smart policies to be highlighted. She is a true networker, bringing together not only malaria stakeholders but targeting the broader development agenda.