The 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene takes place from 2-6 November in New Orleans, Louisiana.

3 November 2014

The GAHI team is presenting on malaria and NTD's throughout the week: 

Monday 3 November

Symposium: Performance and cost-effectiveness of STH Surveillance
Simon Brooker
8:00 - 9:45

Poster session: Epidemiology of soil transmitted helminths and Plasmodium falciparum among school children in Bumula District, western Kenya
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Stella Kepha
12:00 - 13:45

Poster session: Impact of intermittent preventive treatment with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine on cognitive function, school attendance and school performance in Ugandan schoolchildren: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
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Joaniter I. Nankabirwa
12:00 - 13:45

Scientific session:  Integrated Mapping of Lymphatic Filariasis and Podoconiosis in Ethiopia: Results obtained from a nationwide survey
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Heven Sime Firew
13:45 - 15:30

Tuesday 4 November

Poster session: Evaluation of the effectiveness of a training program for school teachers in performing and interpreting malaria rapid diagnostic tests safely and accurately in Zomba, Malawi
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Stefan Witek-McManus

Wednesday 5 November

Poster session: Epidemiology of podoconiosis in Ethiopia: results from a first nationwide mapping
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Kebede Deribe
12:00 - 13:45

Scientific session: Impact of school-based program of malaria diagnosis and treatment on school attendance in southern Malawi
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Katherine Halliday
10:15 - 12:00

For a full programe, visit the ASTMH website