Meetings & Events

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


PEP Research and Practice Workshop

4-7 November 2019 | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI), NLR, and the Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy (GPZL) are organizing a workshop in Amsterdam in November 2019 to discuss issues related to PEP, including:

  1. The creation of protocols for PEP implementation in countries with different levels of endemicity.
  2. Preparing proposal outlines addressing key questions on PEP.

This meeting is by invitation only.


2019 COR-NTD Meeting

18-19 November 2019 | Maryland, USA

The Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) is a group of researchers, program implementers and their in-country partners with the shared goal of optimizing NTD control and elimination. COR-NTD meets formally each year in conjunction with the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene conference, with participation from researchers, the World Health Organization, country program managers, implementers, and donors. Working groups comprised of NTD experts from a wide range of backgrounds conduct discussions at the annual COR-NTD meeting and throughout the year on key themes, providing important guidance on the NTD research agenda.

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National Harbor
Maryland, USA

ASTMH 68th Annual Meeting

20-24 November 2019 | Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center

The ASTMH Annual Meeting is a five-day educational conference that 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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