67th Annual Meeting of the ASTMH (American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene) New Orleans, Louisiana

Event 28 Oct 2018
American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene
The ASTMH Annual Meeting is a five-day educational conference and draws tropical medicine and global health professionals representing academia, government, non-profits, philanthropy, NGOs, industry, military and private practice.
The meeting is designed for researchers, academics, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in tropical medicine, students and all healthcare providers working in the fields of tropical medicine, hygiene and global health. 

Please find below our sessions where some of our work will be discussed. If in attendance, join the discussions and engagement in person and on social media. 

Monday, 29th October 2018

SESSION: Schistosomiasis – Trematodes: Epidemiology and Control

Location : Marriott – La Galerie ½ (2nd Floor)

Time: 11 :15am – 11 :30pm

Presentation: Precision Mapping is the way forward to shrink the map and accelerate the elimination of schistosomiasis (Prof Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté)


Tuesday, 30th October 2018

SESSION: A COUNTDOWN on Schistosomiasis Control: Why Precision Mapping and Expanded Access to Praziquantel Treatment is needed now and even more in the future

Location: Marriott – Balcony LMN (3rd Floor)

Time: 4:00pm – 5:45pm


4:00 PM - 4:15 PM   Prof Russell Stothard (Organizer and Co-Chair)

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM   Control of Schistosomiasis in Cameroon: Time to change tactics with precision mapping (Prof Louis-Albert Tchuem-Tchuenté, Research Centre for Schistosomiasis & Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon)

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