Meet the team at this season’s conferences

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Over the next few months, the WWARN and IDDO team will be busy travelling to international conferences. We hope to see you there!

ECTMIH 2017, 16-20 October 2017

Join us at the 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) in Antwerp, Belgium from 16-20 October 2017. We will be presenting updates from some of our malaria study groups, oral sessions on data sharing, medicine quality, and the IDDO visceral leishmaniasis platform, and posters on our data governance work. Visit the Centre for Tropical Medicine & Global Health booth (number 12) in the exhibition area to meet staff members.

Below is a summary of the sessions we’re participating in:

Tuesday 10:30 AM Nightingale Session: Malaria (clinical)
  • The consequences of censoring new infections when deriving antimalarial efficacy against uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria – Prabin Dahal
  • Low dose primaquine efficacy and safety: A review and individual patient data meta-analysis – Georgina Humphreys
Tuesday 3:30 PM Nightingale Session: Malaria in Pregnancy
  • Optimal duration of follow-up for assessing efficacy of drugs for uncomplicated falciparum malaria in pregnancy in Asia: A systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis – Makoto Saito
Tuesday 3:30 PM Stanley Interactive Poster Session Selected Topics on Tropical Medicine and International Health
  • Evolving governance options to enhance equitable data sharing - Georgina Humphries
Wednesday 8:30 AM Elizabeth Hall Plenary Talk
  • Fevers and cold feet - Paul Newton
Wednesday 10:30 AM Elizabeth Hall Symposium: Poor quality medicines - A hidden threat to health systems and international health
  • Medicine quality screening devices – many devils in the details – Paul Newton
Thursday 5:00 PM Toucan Session: International partnerships and collaborations
  • Building a visceral leishmaniasis data-sharing platform to optimise treatment and inform future research – Philippe Guérin
Friday 8:30 AM Darwin Symposium: Give-and-take - Sharing and using health research and programme data for improved impact
  • Clinical trial data platforms: lessons from malaria applied to a range of infectious diseases - Philippe Guérin

See the ECTMIH programme for further information.

ASTMH Annual Meeting 2017, 5-7 November 2017

WWARN together with the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) team will be attending this year’s American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting held in Baltimore, USA. We will have a meeting room - contact us to arrange a side meeting during the conference. Visit the Centre for Tropical Medicine & Global Health booth (number 312) in the exhibition area to meet staff members.

Below is a summary of the sessions we’re participating in:

Sunday 5 November, 10:00 - 3:00 PM Session Young Investigator Award Session A
Convention Center - Room 318/319 (Level 300)
Convention Center - Room 322/323 (Level 300)
Monday 6 November, 12:00 - 1:45 PM Poster Session A
Convention Center - Hall F and G (Level 100)
Monday 6 November, 3:15 - 3:30 PM Session 41 - Kinetoplastida: Diagnosis, Treatment and Vaccine Development
Convention Center - Room 337/338 (Level 300)
Wednesday 8 November, 9:00 - 9:15 AM Session 119 - Malaria: Advances in Modeling and Technology for Malaria
Convention Center - Ballroom I (Level 400)
Wednesday 8 November, 2:45 - 3:00 PM Session 149 - Malaria: Chemotherapy and Drug Resistance - Clinical Studies
Convention Center - Ballroom I (Level 400)
Thursday 9 November 9, 8:00 - 9:45 AM Session 181 - Lasers, Rays and Dyes: Tools and Initiatives in the Fight against Substandard and Falsified Medicines
Convention Center - Room 327/328/329 (Level 300)

See the ASTMH programme planner for further information.

JITMM, 6-8 December 2017

WWARN is sponsoring a symposium at the Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting (JITMM) taking place 6-8 December in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Below is a summary of the session:

Date and time: to be announced - Data sharing: case studies and current practices
  • Pooled data meta-analyses in antimalarial drug research - Joel Tarning
  • Real-time data sharing - Mallika Imwong
  • Current guidelines and stakeholder perspectives - Phaik Yeong Cheah & Nattapat Jatupornpimol