Cross-border partnership towards achieving control and elimination of NTDs
The first International Conference on NTDs in Africa (IncoNTD) in conjunction with the 13th Ministry of Health, Kenya and KEMRI Annual NTD Conference took place in Nairobi to focue on cross-border partnerships towards achieving the control and elimination of NTDs.
The three day inaugural conference in Africa brought together some 230 participants including scientists, researchers, policy makers and pharmaceutical companies from 19 countries.
The participants focused discussion on strengthening government ownership, advocacy, coordination and partnerships. Connecting basic research and clinical trials for drugs vaccines, and diagnostic to control efforts, and translating research into advocacy into policy, advocacy and community engagement, were some of the other areas of focus.
Read the Health Policy Watch article here.
Read the RSTMH blog here.
Access the IncoNTDs website here.