ECTMIH 2019

11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health
16-20 September 2019

Liverpool, UK

Organized by the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (RSTMH), the 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) aims to bring together scientists and experts to share research and innovation in the field of tropical medicine and global health.

 

Symposia

Cutaneous leishmaniasis: Global burden, mental consequences, and treatment opportunities

Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019
Time: 16.00 – 18.30

Co-chairs: Jorge Alvar, Senior Leishmaniasis Advisor, DNDi and Byron Arana, Head of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, DNDi

The future of global treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis
Byron Arana, Head of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, DNDi

 

Mycetoma: An update on new evidence, approaches and tools for managing one of the most neglected NTDs

Co-organized by DNDi and the Mycetoma Research Centre, Sudan

Date: Friday, 20 September 2019
Time: 8:30

Co-chairs: Prof. Fahal, Mycetoma Research Centre, Sudan and Prof. Roderick Hay, King’s College, University of London

 

Session

Advocacy networks addressing Neglected Tropical Diseases in Europe and beyond – an impressive recent approach of solidarity with the most neglected people worldwide

Date: Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Time: 16:00-18:00

Speakers include:

  • Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft, NTD Director, DNDi

 

Poster

Exploring barriers to an effective supply of leishmaniasis drugs and diagnostics in eastern Africa: A qualitative study
Sunyoto T, Potet J, den Boer M, Ritmeijer K, Postigo J.A.R, Ravinetto R, Alves F, Picado A, Boelaert M

 

 

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