COR-NTD Annual Meeting

26-27 October 2018 
New Orleans, USA

Organized by the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD), the theme of the 2018 Annual Meeting is “Engage to Eliminate“. 



Innovative strategies for the comprehensive transmission control and care of Chagas disease in health networks

Date: Friday, 26 October 2018
Time: 13:00-16:00

Chairs: Javier Sancho, Chagas Disease Global Coalition, and Sergio Sosa-Estani, Head of Chagas Clinical Program, DNDi

Transmission Control as a first step towards Elimination. Vector Control Virtual Lab
Janine Ramsey, Centro Regional de Investigación en Salud Pública INSP, México

To integrate Mother to Child Transmission Control in health interventions and structures. PAHO ETMI-Plus and Operational Models. 
Marcelo Abril, Executive Director, Mundo Sano

Innovative Operational models to integrate comprehensive care of Chagas disease in the Health System networks. Overcoming Barriers in Colombia and Guatemala
Andrea Marchiol, Chagas Access Project Manager, DNDi Latin America, Brazil

Inclusive research – Science with and for Society: Practical workshop and active discussion on participatory methodologies for involving stakeholders in (i) the development of needs assessment and (ii) operational research process
María Jesús Pinazo, Assistant Research Professor, ISGlobal
Anne-Sophie Gresle, Bolivia Chagas Platform 


Can Kala-azar transmission be interrupted?

Date: Saturday, 27 October 2018
Time: 13:00-16:00

Chairs: Mary Cameron, Professor of Medical Entomology & Simon Croft, Professor of Parasitology in the Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK

Chemotherapy treatments to tackle the rising problem of VL/HIV co-infections and PKDL
Suman RijalHead Regional Office, DNDi India


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