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[afro-nets] Conference: HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Africa
- From: Agnes Soares <Soares@NWO.NL>
- Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 00:13:02 +0200
Conference: HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Africa
EDCTP FORUM 2005
3 to 5 October 2005
Durban, South Africa
The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partner-
ship (EDCTP) invites you to the EDCTP Forum 2005 which will be
held from 3 to 5 October 2005 in Durban, South Africa.
The EDCTP Forum aims at fostering closer collaboration and net-
working between European and sub-Saharan African partners in-
volved in health research and capacity building in Africa, espe-
cially in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria clinical trials.
The Forum also provides a platform for feedback on new develop-
ments in research in these fields, and several recognised inter-
national experts will deliver state-of-the-art presentations and
facilitate round table sessions.
THE FORUM THEME IS
HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa: From Knowledge to
It will focus on:
* Disease-specific challenges and priorities in HIV/AIDS, tuber-
culosis and malaria drug and vaccine clinical development
* Networking South-South and North-South
* Capability building
The format will be:
* Plenaries with invited speakers and topics on focus areas
* Posters based on abstracts (scientific) or demonstration of
institutional capability (networking advocacy)
* Round Table discussions
Abstract submission deadline: 15 July 2005. Submission forms are
on the web site.
Travel support: EDCTP will sponsor a limited number of partici-
pants from African countries. Application forms are on the web
Please visit our web site:
http://www.mrc.ac.za/conference/edctp/ for more information.
If you experience any difficulty in accessing the website,
please inform Riana Coetsee (see contact details below).
Chair: Organising Committee
EDCTP Forum 2005