A session on neglected tropical diseases will take place during the next biennial meeting of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene on 26 September.
The next biennial meeting of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene will take place from 25-27 September 2014 at Oxford Town Hall and includes a morning session on NTDs.
The session will take place on the morning of Friday, 26 September. Chaired by Don Bundy, formerly of the World Bank, Julie Jacobson from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Simon Brooker, it will be attended by a range of NTD experts and HRH The Princess Royal, honorary fellow of RSTMH.
11.30 HRH The Princess Royal: Opening remarks
11.35 Simon Brooker: How do we track progress in the control of NTDs?
11.55 Anthony Seddoh: The cost of controlling NTDs in sub-Saharan Africa
12.15 Kebede Deribe: Multi-level and geo-statistical modelling of podoconiosis risk in Ethiopia: results from the first nationwide survey
12.25 Sightsavers: The Global Trachoma Mapping Project and its impact in facilitating scale up towards elimination of blinding trachoma
12.35 Panel discussion
The full meeting programme is on the RSTMH website.