Kudos to Rwanda on Eliminating Human African Trypanosomiasis as a Public Health Problem and Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases or the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.

Photo: Trypanosomiasis, human African (sleeping sickness); WHO 

Photo credit: MSF/C. Mahoudeau

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

NOTE - Events may be postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers to confirm events. 

Training Course: Parasite Genetics of Neglected Tropical Diseases
May 9-13, 2022
TrypanoGEN+ consortium, Makerere University, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Africa Centre of Excellence for Neglected Tropical Diseases and Forensic Biotechnology 

Diagnosis of schistosomiasis by CCA or CAA detecting lateral flow tests: Facts and challenges.
June 14, 2022
Global Schistosomiasis Alliance

47th Annual Topics in Infection
June 17, 2022
RSTMH, Barts Health and UKHSA

Worldleish7 (the international Congress on leishmaniasis)
Aug. 1-6, 2022

2022 COR-NTD Annual Meeting
October 4-5, 2022
Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases

2022 ASTMH Annual Meeting
October 30-November 3, 2022
American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 

21st International Leprosy Congress 2022
November 8-10, 2022