World Health Summit 2017

October 15-17, 2017
Berlin, Germany

The World Health Summit is the annual conference of the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, Universities and National Academies. Through the Inter Academy Medical Panel (IAMP), it is organized in collaboration with national academies of science in more than 97 countries.

Monique Wasunna, Director of DNDi Africa, presented on strengthening capacity for visceral leishmaniasis clinical research in Africa.


Innovative New Ways in Fighting NTDS

Date: Monday, October 16, 2017

Carsten Köhler, Director, Institute of Tropical Medicine, University Hospital Tübingen, Germany
Aluisio Cotrim Segurado, President, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of São Paulo, Brazil

What could be Game Changers in Filarial Elimination Programs?
Achim Hörauf, Director, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, University Hospital Bonn, Germany
How to Build up New Partnerships for Innovation?
Humphrey D. Mazigo, Senior Lecturer, Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania
The Changing NTD Paradigm – A Core Cross Cutting Component of the SDGs
David Molyneux, Emeritus Professor and Senior Professioral Fellow, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), United Kingdom
What are the Challenges of the Private Sector to Fight Schistosomiasis?
Jutta Reinhard-Rupp, Head, Global Health Institute Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Switzerland

Strengthening Capacity for Visceral Leishmaniasis Clinical Research in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities
Monique Wasunna, Director, DNDi Africa, Kenya


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