Africa CDC   [to 9 Mar 2019]

Africa CDC   [to 9 Mar 2019]

https://au.int/en/africacdc
Event
March 13, 2019 to March 15, 2019
International Conference on (RE-) Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICREID)
WHO: Representatives of AU Member States, WHO, World Bank, US CDC, China CDC, EU CDC, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Harvard School of Public Health, and healthcare professionals, researchers, public health experts and policymakers involved in treatment, research, discovery and development of drugs and vaccines in the field of re-emerging infectious diseases from around the world (over 300 participants expected).
WHEN: 13-15 March 2019
TIME: 9.00 am to 5.30 pm daily
WHERE: African Union Commission, Addis Ababa
BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Hosted by Africa CDC, ICREID is a global platform that brings together experts from around the world to discuss emerging and re-emerging diseases in an interactive conference setting. It is the first of its kind to be held in Africa and will feature presentations by distinguished healthcare professionals, researchers, public health experts and policymakers involved in treatment, research, discovery and development of drugs and vaccines in the field of re-emerging infectious diseases around the world. It is a highly scientific and educative abstract-driven conference consisting of keynote speeches, state-of-the-art lectures, oral and poster abstract presentations, roundtable discussions, debates, and in-depth discussions to exchange knowledge on the latest clinical developments and updates on ongoing and new trials on various emerging and re-emerging diseases. The conference will provide a platform for new data to be translated into treatment and intervention guidelines and will create a unique opportunity for community-building and networking in Africa.