GLOBVAC Conference 2015

[March 17-18, 2015]
How can research inform the post-2015 agenda for women’s and children’s health and rights?
Oslo, Norway

DNDi participated in a symposium on sleeping sickness.

This conference presented Norwegian and international research on Women and Children’s Health and Rights. Recent developments in other Norwegian global health research, as well as new potential partners for international collaboration, were part of the programme.

DNDi participated in a symposium on sleeping sickness.


Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases: progress and future challenges in sleeping sickness

Date: 18 March, 2015

Morten Rostrup, Senior consultant at Oslo University Hospital, Norway; International board member of MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières/Leger Uten Grenser); Chair of MSF’s international medical standing committee; Former International President of MSF

José Ramon Franco, Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization
Moving towards the elimination of sleeping sickness
Olaf Valverde, Medical Manager, DNDi, Switzerland
New oral treatments for sleeping sickness in adults and children
Kårstein Måseide, Senior Adviser, Department for Global Health, Education and Research, NORAD, Norway
The contribution of Norway as a donor engaged in R&D funding for neglected disease
John-Arne Rottingen, Director, Division of Infectious Disease control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Professor of Health Policy at the Department of Health Management and Health Economics, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo
Adjunct Professor of Global Health and Population, Department of Global Health and Population Harvard University, School of Public Health
New financing and incentive mechanisms to boost R&D for poverty-related diseases: challenges and opportunities ahead



More information: GLOBVAC Conference website