3rd World Conference on Access to Medical Products

19-21 November 2019
New Delhi, India

  • Suman Rijal, Director of DNDi Regional Office – session on medical products for end game for HIV, TB, and malaria
  • Michelle Childs, Head of Policy Advocacy – session on antimicrobial resistance

World Health Summit 2019

27-29 October 2019
Berlin, Germany

  • Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft, NTD Director – workshops on sustainable elimination of NTDs and on co-creation and co-ownership of the UHC and SDG agendas
  • Monique Wasunna, Director of the DNDi Africa Regional Office – workshop on co-creation and co-ownership of the UHC and SDG agendas

ECTMIH 2019

16-20 September 2019
Liverpool, UK

  • DND– one symposium on cutaneous leishmaniasis and one on mycetoma
  • Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft, NTD Director – panel discussion on the future of research and development, satellite symposium on sleeping sickness

Chagas disease: the time is now to end 110 years of neglect

Rio de Janeiro – 11 April 2019
The people affected by Chagas disease will claim this 14th of April as World Chagas Day in the hope of increasing global awareness, building on the progress already made against this disease, which has been neglected for more than a century
The International Federation of Associations of People Affected by Chagas disease (FINDECHAGAS) has launched an online petition through the platform change.org in support of the official declaration of April 14th as their World Day. This proposal will be tabled at the 72nd World Health Assembly, to be held in Geneva at the end of May 2019. The particular date has been chosen because on that same day, 110 years ago, the Brazilian doctor Carlos Chagas confirmed the first case of the disease in a child, called Berenice Soares.

Chagas disease – Breaking the Silence

22 May 2019
Geneva, Switzerland

  • DNDi co-organizing – panel discussion to discuss the major hurdles preventing access to quality care and treatment and how the global health community can best move forwards to eradicate Chagas disease