Meetings & Events

Meetings and events related to leprosy, neglected tropical diseases and global health issues.

Addis Ababa

NNN 2018

24-26 Sep 2018 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The 9th NTD NGO Network (NNN) conference will take place at the United Nation Economic Commission for Africa Conference Center (ECACC) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Its theme is Reaching the Last Billion: Setting BEST in Motion.  A session called “Strategies for National Capacity Building and Partnership in Leprosy Programs” will include brief presentations on the new WHO guidelines and preliminary results of the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy working groups.

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ILEP meetings October 2018

9-12 Oct 2018 | Brussels, Belgium

The ILEP October meetings 2018 will take place in Brussels, Belgium, and will be hosted by the Damien Foundation. The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy’s leadership team will convene during this meeting on 11-12 October.

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New Orleans

2018 COR-NTD Meeting

26 Oct - 27 Oct 2018 | New Orleans, Louisiana

The 2018 COR-NTD Meeting will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana on October 26-27 with the theme of “Engage to Eliminate.” David Addiss, Senior Advisor to the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy and Fareed Mirza, Head of Research at the Novartis Foundation, will moderate a panel called “A Framework for Engaged Research to Reach Zero Leprosy.” A key objective of the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy is to develop a broad-based consensus framework for engaged research. In this session, the partnership’s research working group members will present initial recommendations and seek input from the COR-NTD research community on the framework.

While the meeting is not open for registration, you may indicate your interest by filling out this form to join the waiting list.

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New Orleans

67th Annual ASTMH Meeting

28 Oct - 1 Nov 2018 | New Orleans, Louisiana

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.

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Tocantins, Brazil

15th Brazilian Congress of Hansenology

13-17 Nov 2018 | Palmas, Tocantins, Brazil

The 15th Brazilian Congress of Hansenology  is a special edition of the SBH congresses, and this year the Brazilian Society of Hansenology (Sociedade Brasileira de Hansenologia) is celebrating 70 years. Programming includes discussions with colleagues from SBH’s areas of expertise, especially infectology and neurology, as well as rheumatology. We hope to bring more light to the diagnosis of leprosy within these different areas, and we can better understand the difficulties that colleagues have in relation to leprosy. The event will take place in the Arnaud Rodrigues Convention Center, at the city of Palmas, state of Tocantins.

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20th International Leprosy Congress

10-13 Sep 2019 | Manila, Philippines