Meetings & Events

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


Commonwealth People’s Forum in Rwanda

21 Jun 2021 | Kigali

The 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and associated events will be held in Kigali. The new date agreed with member countries will be the week of 21 June 2021. The Commonwealth People’s Forum is the single largest opportunity for people to engage with Commonwealth leaders on global development issues. Anyone can take part in the Forum. Register for the People’s Forum.

The theme of the forum is ‘Advancing Together: Delivering people-centred governance through the Commonwealth’. The Commonwealth supports the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The People’s Forum 2021 will focus on Sustainable Development Goal 16, ‘Peace, justice and strong institutions’.

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World Field Epidemiology Day

7 Sep 2021 | International

World Field Epidemiology Day (#WorldFieldEpidemiologyDay) is a global movement to recognize and raise awareness of the vital role of field epidemiologists in protecting the health of populations and advancing global health security, and to advocate for increased investment in field epidemiology training, research, and professionals.

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NTD NGO Network Conference

7 Sep - 9 Sep 2021

The NTD NGO Network Conference will be held virtually in 2021. The theme is “Enabling a Paradigm Shift to a country-led response to deliver the NTD Road Map.” Registration will open in late April.


RSTMH 2021 Annual Meeting

11-12 Oct | Online

The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s 2021 meeting will bring together RSTMH members and supporters from around the world to share knowledge from the forefront of the fight against drug-resistant infections, as well as encourage new connections and collaborations. The keynote speaker is Dame Sally Davies, RSTMH Honorary Fellow and UK Special Envoy for Antimicrobial Resistance. This will be hybrid meeting, offered virtually and in-person in the UK.

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National Harbor
Maryland, USA

ASTMH 70th Annual Meeting

17 - 21 Nov 2021 | Maryland, USA

The ASTMH 70th Annual Meeting, being held November 17-21, 2021, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, adjacent to Washington, DC. This will be an in-person meeting with online aspects.

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