Meetings & Events

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


Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) Spring Meeting

4-5 April 2019 | Veenendaal, Netherlands

The  Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) is organising its fourth annual Spring Meeting at Van der Valk Hotel Veenendaal in the Netherlands. During this meeting, the progress and results of currently ongoing LRI funded research projects will be presented to the LRI Scientific Review Committee, the LRI Steering Committee and representatives from all funded research groups. This meeting has limited seating.


Global Training of National Leprosy Programme Managers

23-25 April 2019 | Bangkok, Thailand

National Leprosy Programme Managers from priority leprosy endemic countries will come together in a global training meeting hosted by WHO’s Global Leprosy Programme. This meeting is by invitation.


20th International Leprosy Congress

10-13 Sep 2019 | Manila, Philippines

The 20th International Leprosy Congress is an opportunity for scientists, researchers, health staff, partners and individuals affected by leprosy to interact, discuss and share experiences in a variety of fields. Its theme is “Global Partnership in Addressing Current Challenges.” For registration and more details, visit the website

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