ISNTD Bites 2019
June 20, Liverpool, UK
This is an opportunity to find out more about the impact of vector borne diseases (such as dengue, malaria and leishmaniasis) and their carriers, including research in vector behaviour and their global expansion, as well as the immense potential of integrated approaches across disciplines to tackle some of global health's toughest challenges. This year, we are focusing on the evidence base for vector control as part of public health programs.
Basic Epidemiology with STATA (BASES) Workshop
July 2-5, Kumasi, Ghana
As part of the Skills for Excellence In Science Series (SEXISS), The Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research Group at the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in collaboration with the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), Germany, is offering a Continuous Professional Development (CPD)-eligible workshop: “Basic Epidemiology with STATA” (BASES). This is an intensive workshop in epidemiological thinking and data analyses for medical, pharmacy, bio-medical and advanced nursing practitioners, graduate students and scientists.
COR-NTD AFRO Program Managers' Meeting
July 15, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
On Monday, July 15, 2019, a focused workshop for program managers will be held before the AFRO ESPEN meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This meeting will provide a forum for learning exchange between African program managers, researchers and partners working within PC-NTD programs. This one day workshop will solicit experiences and feedback on existing programmatic tools that have been developed through operational research; and will help to discuss relevant challenges that are impacting the provision of effective mass drug administration and how we might address them through operational research.
WHO AFRO NTD Biennial Programme Managers Meeting
July 16-18, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
We now stand at a critical turning point in our common fight for the elimination of NTDs. As the quality of life of millions of families affected by NTDs hangs in the balance, partnerships and country ownership will continue to be essential. The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa will hold its Biennial NTD Programme Managers Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from July 16 to July 18, 2019, at the African Union Conference Hall. This meeting will focus on both Preventive Chemotherapy and Case Management neglected tropical diseases.
World Water Week
World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. It is organized by SIWI. In 2019, World Water Week will address the theme “Water for society – Including all”. In 2018, over 3,300 individuals and around 380 convening organizations from 135 countries participated in the Week.
11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health
September 16-20, Liverpool, UK
RSTMH is hosting the 11th ECTMIH in 2019, on behalf of the Federation of European Societies for Tropical Medicine and International Health (FESTMIH), at the ACC in Liverpool, UK. Every two years, ECTMIH 2019 brings together more than 1,500 scientists and experts from across the world. The Congress provides a platform for sharing research and innovation in the field of tropical medicine and global health.
The 10th NTD NGO Network (NNN) Conference
September 17-19, Liverpool, UK
The chosen theme for the 2019 conference is 'Our vision beyond 2020: many partners, one voice'
6th International Symposium on One Health Research
September 18-19, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
An opportunity for foreign scientists to interact closely with high-ranking Mongolian leaders who specialize in human and animal research leading to numerous research collaborations and discoveries.
Achieving UHC: A Sustainable Future for Africa
September 23, New York, NY
This UHC Conference will feature Heads of State, African Union leaders, Ministers and youth leaders from across Africa who will discuss how to best leverage high-level political leadership to achieve UHC for Africa. UHC strategies place the most vulnerable at the center of the health system, ensuring that they have access to the fundamental conditions of human health together with access to quality care in their communities. This conference will spotlight successful efforts, identify synergies within and outside the health community, and promote effective solutions to achieve a sustainable and healthy future for all. Do not miss this unique opportunity.
Sustainability & Development Conference
October 11-14, Ann Arbor, MI
The conference is supported by several University of Michigan departments, as well as the journal World Development. It will cover a suite of key themes related tosustainability and development, but broadly focuses on the many global efforts to realize the SDGs and to assess the outcomes of SDG interventions.
The Global FETP Enterprise: Applied Epidemiology in the 21st Century
October 28 - November 1, Atlanta, GA
The 10th TEPHINET Global Scientific Conference (with the theme, "The Global FETP Enterprise: Applied Epidemiology in the 21st Century") is a can’t-miss event that will give attendees an opportunity to engage with key players at the forefront of these various efforts, as we work together to shape our way forward.
ASTMH 68th Annual Meeting
November 20-24, National Harbor, Maryland
The ASTMH Annual Meeting draws tropical medicine and global health professionals representing academia, government, non-profits, philanthropy, NGOs, industry, military and private practice. The meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in tropical medicine, students and all health care providers working in the fields of tropical medicine, hygiene and global health.
Epidemics7: International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics
December 3-6, Charleston, SC
Join us for the Seventh International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics to share another three days of intense dialogue on our ideas, data, insight, models and methods. This conference regularly attracts over 400 scientists, with representatives from many of the major research groups in this area worldwide. If you want to meet many of your peers in this field, this is the place to go.
11th IAPB General Assembly
October 12-14, 2020, Singapore
The General Assembly will mark the end of the VISION 2020: The Right to Sight period. It will present a great opportunity to take stock, celebrate successes and make plans for the future. A key focus will be on the WHO’s World Report on Vision and its framework for the future. The event will have three co-chairs leading on three streams: “Excellence”, “Eye Health in the West Pacific” and “Sustainability”.
Expo 2020 Dubai: Global Best Practice Programme
October 20 2020 - April 10, 2021
Expo 2020 Dubai’s platform to showcase projects that have provided tangible solutions to the world’s biggest challenges. It will highlight simple but effective initiatives, which localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and can be adapted, replicated, and scaled to achieve an enhanced global impact.