Meetings & Events

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

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WHO NTD Webinar: How can WASH help to reach 2030 road map targets?

2 Sep 2020 | Online

The World Health Organization is hosting a series of webinars about the new road map for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). This webinar explores water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and how WASH can help reach the 2030 road map targets.

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12th NTD NGO Network (NNN) Conference – ONLINE

8-10 Sep 2020 | Online

The Neglected Tropical Diseases NGO Network (NNN) is a forum for partners working together to improve health for the world’s poorest populations and build a brighter future for all people. The 12th Annual NTD NGO Network (NNN) Conference is an opportunity for communities who are collectively focused on research, implementation, and policy work to come together to discuss and plan areas of future work that will enhance and strengthen mutual global networks. This meeting will be held virtually this year.

With the theme, Accelerating to 2030: Building Resilient NTD Programmes in a Changing World, the 2020 NNN Conference is looking to be the most forward-thinking yet. This free three-day event will feature 18 exciting workshops and two rapid-fire sessions highlighting the BEST Framework’s role in accelerating progress on NTDs toward 2030. The plenaries will include a high-level panel discussion and exciting NTD Innovation Prizes.

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WHO NTD Webinar: The road map and innovation

16 Sep 2020 | Online

The World Health Organization is hosting a series of webinars about the new road map for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). This webinar is about the road map and innovation. Is it business as usual? What innovation is needed in NTDs to reach the 2030 targets across 20 diseases?

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WHO NTD Webinar: Disability, inclusion and equity

30 Sep 2020 | Online

The World Health Organization is hosting a series of webinars about the new road map for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). This webinar is about the role and importance of equity in leaving no one behind. What role do disability and stigma play in planning elimination, eradication, and control of NTDs?

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WHO NTD Webinar: The road map and skin NTDs

21 Oct 2020 | Online

The World Health Organization is hosting a series of webinars about the new road map for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). This webinar is about skin NTDs. How do we deal with integrated control of skin NTDs in endemic countries to reach the 2030 targets?

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WHO NTD Webinar: Optimizing One Health and the Global Vector Control Response

10 Nov 2020 | Online

The World Health Organization is hosting a series of webinars about the new road map for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). This webinar is about the Global Vector Control Response (GVCR). How can a One Health and GVCR approach help reach the 2030 road map goals?

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Coalition for Operational Research on NTDs (COR-NTD) 2020

12 Nov 2020 | Online

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. COR-NTD 2020 is scheduled for November 12-14 as a virtual meeting. New attendees can register for the attendee waitlist.

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ASTMH Annual Meeting: #TROPMED20

15 November 2020 | Online

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) is holding their 2020 annual meeting online. This year the meeting will be presented through a combination of livestream and pre-recorded sessions, with special sessions on COVID-19, Planetary Health, and Race and Social Justice in Tropical Medicine. Registration opens in August.

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WHO NTD Webinar: Partnerships to overcome NTDs

02 Dec 2020 | Online

The World Health Organization is hosting a series of webinars about the new road map for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The fourth webinar in the series explores the role that partnerships play in NTDs and rolling out the new roadmap.

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WHO NTD Webinar: The leadership needed to stimulate the battle against NTDs

16 Dec 2020

The World Health Organization is hosting a series of webinars about the new road map for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). This webinar is about partnerships to overcome NTDs: what role do partnerships play in NTDs and rolling out the new roadmap?

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