Meetings & Events

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

Virtual

COR-NTD Research Links: Operational Research Results and Recommendations for NTD Programs in the COVID-19 Context

25 August 2021 | Online

The Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network (NNN) COVID working group and the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) Research Links series is excited to announce the third session in the 3-session series entitled: Rising to the challenge: Operational Research Results and Recommendations for NTD Programs in the COVID-19 Context.

The session will be held on Aug 25th, 2021, from 14:00 – 16:00 BST.

This session will highlight the results of several operational research studies that have taken place over the past year in a variety of settings. The studies consisted of a range of activities including direct observation of CDD adherence to COVID mitigation guidelines during MDA; assessment of community perceptions and willingness to take part in MDA and surveys during the pandemic; analysis of increased costs brought about by COVID restrictions; exploration of CDD experiences and wellbeing; and investigation of adaptation, integration, and innovation used to ensure programs could resume during the pandemic.

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International

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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Virtual

NTD NGO Network Conference

7 Sep - 9 Sep 2021 | Online

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.”

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Virtual

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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Virtual

ILEP Members Assembly

13 - 15 Oct | Online

ILEP member organizations will convene virtually over three days from 13 to 15 October. This meeting is by invitation only.

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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World Leprosy Day

30 Jan 2021 | International

World Leprosy Day is celebrated on the last Sunday of January each year. It will take place on 30 January 2022.