Meetings & Events

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


Webinar: Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium ADOPT Program Launch

21 April 2021 | Online

The Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium webinar will celebrate the official launch of the Consortium’s ADOPT program – an implementation research program that paves the way for the large-scale delivery of a child-friendly formulation to treat schistosomiasis in preschool-aged children in endemic countries. Presentations will provide an overview of the work of the Consortium and the progress made to date. The event will also include a panel discussion with endemic country partners who will review the path to access and implementation of the new pediatric formulation in Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, and Uganda. The event will take place on Wednesday 21 April 2021, from 13:00-14:30 (CEST).

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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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