Keystone Conference 2018

21st Century Drug Discovery and Development for Global Health

17-20 October 2018
Berlin, Germany

  • Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft, NTD Director – presentation on the new therapies for sleeping sickness
  • Charles Mowbray, Discovery Director – presentation on new orally active treatments for leishmaniasis

11th DNDi Partners’ Meeting: From innovation to access in Africa – the way forward

4 October 2018
Kampala, Uganda

  • DNDi’s biannual partners’ meeting will bring together some 250-300 health leaders, policy-makers, researchers, civil society groups, product developers, and donors.
  • Meeting sessions will highlight the significant changes made and those still needed in the landscape of research and development, capacity building and strengthening, and access to medicines for neglected diseases and patients on the African continent.

Paediatric HIV Stakeholders’ Meeting

3-4 October 2018
Kampala, Uganda

  • François Bompart, Director of Paediatric HIV/HCV Programmes, Isabelle Andrieux-Meyer, Head of Clinical Development Paediatric HIV/HCV Programmes, Jean-René Kiechel,Expert in R&D – panel discussion on DNDi‘s journey so far working on Paediatric HIV
  • Olawale Salami, Paediatric HIV Clinical Project Manager – panel discussion on access to child-adapted ARV formulations

Onchocerciasis Network Meeting

3-4 October 2018
Kampala, Uganda

  • Sabine Specth, Head of Filariasis Clinical Programme – presentation of unmet medical need of onchocerciasis patients and Target Product Profile
  • Belén Pedrique, Medical Manager – presentation on access strategies for new treatments for onchocerciasis
  • Florent Mbo, HAT Platform Coordinator – presentation of the HAT Platform

25th LEAP Platform Meeting

3-4 October 2018
Kampala, Uganda

  • DNDi – sessions on the LEAP Platform activities, policy, the AfriKADIA project, PKDL, and capacity strengthening

National Regulatory Conference (NRC) 2018

2-4 October 2018
Selangor, Malaysia

  • Marion Laumonier, Head of Regulatory Affairs – presentation on registration pathways and forum discussion on collaborative efforts between regulators and stakeholders

Seminar on Evidence in Action

1 October 2018 
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
Jean-Michel Piedagnel, Head of DNDi South East Asia – presentation on affordable treatment for hepatitis C

Ninth EDCTP Forum

17-21 September 2018 
Lisbon, Portugal
DNDi – symposia on synergies between diagnostics and treatment studies for HAT and on data-sharing

MedTrop 2018

Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine

2-5 September 2018 
Recife, Brazil
Posters on advances and challenges for Chagas disease and an access project in Colombia
DNDi participating in several round tables on Chagas disease and cutaneous leishmaniasis and the satellite forum FSBEIN

Forum Entwicklung

14 August 2018 
Frankfurt, Germany
Graeme Bilbe – discussion on medical care in developing countries

22nd International AIDS Conference

23-27 July 2018
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Side event on ending paediatric HIV, presentation on the LIVING study on paediatric HIV, two panel discussions, and poster discussion on TB/HIV co-treatment, and poster on caregiver adherence to oral lopinavir/ritonavir pellets to treat children.

Also: pre-conference workshop session on viral suppression in children taking oral LPV/r

Affordable Medicines Now

27-29 June 2018
Washington DC, USA
Rachel Cohen, Regional Executive Director – session on global struggles for affordable medicines