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Canadian Public Health Association Conference 2018
28 May 2018 - 31 May 2019 • Montreal , QC, Canada
Event listing ID:
997939
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Keystone Symposia: Framing the Response to Emerging Virus Infections
14 Oct 2018 - 18 Oct 2018 • Hong Kong, China
Abstract:
Emerging and re-emerging viruses have the potential to cause high morbidity and mortality and range from localized outbreaks to epidemics. Due to their emerging nature, most aspects of the biology and infectious potential of these viruses are poorly understood. Our continuing struggle to respond to a procession of pandemics including SARS, avian influenza, MERS, Ebola and more recently Zika, highlights key gaps in our knowledge and should serve to motivate our re-thinking on how we can better prepare and deal with future unknown viral threats. This meeting will focus on important areas such as surveillance, diagnostics and countermeasures and other important advances in new technologies and how they are being applied to research. Furthermore, we will discuss how to facilitate the translation of research, data and candidate treatments through the development pipeline in a timely and cost-effective manner. The key themes to be covered include the need to understand why zoonotic diseases matter, their association with agriculture, the importance of surveillance and early detection, and the difficulties of dealing with diseases that involve both medical and veterinary communities. The conference will bring together experts in virology, immunology, vaccinology, epidemiology with those that seek to transfer knowledge between these groups, veterinarians and industry and government. Further, this meeting would bring together individuals involved in the control of these diseases in government and non-government organizations, as well as people involved in study of zoonosis and countermeasures. The creation of global networks and sharing of information will ensure that we are better prepared for future outbreaks.
Contact:
Phone: [970.262.1230];     Email: info@keystonesymposia.org
Topics:
virology, immunology, vaccinology, epidemiology
Event listing ID:
1019482
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Keystone Symposia: 21st Century Drug Discovery and Development for Global Health
17 Oct 2018 - 20 Oct 2018 • Berlin, Germany
Abstract:
Infectious diseases cause substantial morbidity and mortality in the developing world. The medicines available today are often inconvenient to use or result in side effects, and many are being lost to emerging drug resistance. There remains an urgent need to discover and develop the next generation of transformative medicines that are more efficacious, more highly targeted, and have a better safety profile. This will only be achieved through the application of state-of-the-art drug discovery tools, technologies and approaches. This meeting will focus on diseases caused by parasitic organisms and bacteria, including malaria, neglected tropical diseases, diarrheal disease and tuberculosis. The goals of this meeting are to improve understanding of the disease burden and challenges faced in developing new therapies, to highlight examples of progress towards new drug candidates, and to foster communication and collaboration among communities of researchers working in global health across the spectrum from research to the clinic. The meeting will be of interest to basic scientists as well as drug discovery and development experts wanting to gain a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities in global health.
Contact:
Phone: [970.262.1230];     Email: info@keystonesymposia.org
Topics:
infectious diseases, virology, bacteriology, immunology, tropical diseases
Event listing ID:
1019503
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22nd WONCA World Conference of Family Doctors (WONCA 2018)
17 Oct 2018 - 21 Oct 2018 • Seoul, South Korea
Abstract:
The WONCA World Conference is the biggest festival in the field of family medicine with more than 5,000 participating industry-academic experts from over 130 countries and Korea is proud to be able to host this auspicious World Conference for the first time.

Following in the memory of the Korean Academy of Family Medicine’s (KAFM) successful holding of the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference in 2012, the 2018 World Conference will also surely be another great achievement, and I heartily thank all our sponsors and partners for their invaluable contributions and generous support.

Now, KAFM and I would like to invite you to promote your company name and showcase your innovations to the world at the WONCA 2018 World Conference, the center of the family medicine field

Topics:
Cardiocerevrovascular Disease Prevention in Primary Care, Mental Illness in Primary Care, Biopsychosocial Approaches, My Doctor of the Aged, Vaccinations, Asthma and Allergy, Guidelines for COPD, Chronic Hepatitis B, CKD, Common Musculoskeletal Problems, Urogenital Disorders, Cancer Survivor Management, Cancer Pain Management, Neuropathic Pain, Palliative Care. Bioage, Genomic Medicine, Smoking Cessation, Obesity Management, Health Functional Food, Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Ultrasonography, Musculoskeletal Injections, Telemedicine, U-Healthcare, M-Health: Wearables, Mobile Healthcare Apps, Patient Monitoring & Telecare Devices
Event listing ID:
877969
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American Public Health Association 146th Annual Meeting & Exposition 2018
10 Nov 2018 - 14 Nov 2018 • San Diego, United States
Event listing ID:
1041889
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ISDS Annual Conference — 17th Annual International Society for Disease Surveillance Conference
29 Jan 2019 - 01 Feb 2019 • San Diego, California, United States
Abstract:
The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) conference is the premier event dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of biosurveillance. Every year, the ISDS conference draws approximately 400 professionals from a broad range of disciplines to learn the latest achievements, analytic methods, best practices, conceptual frameworks, and technical innovations in the rapidly evolving field of disease surveillance.
Contact:
Phone: [617-779-0886];     Email: mkrumm@syndromic.org
Topics:
health surveillance, syndromic surveillance, data science, health informatics, injury surveillance, data visualization, public health
Event listing ID:
1102200


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