15-16 August 2016, Mass Gatherings and Disaster Management KSA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
The region's dedicated platform created to improve mass gathering and disaster preparedness, planning and response. Mass Gatherings and Disaster Management KSA will provide a platform for regional and international leaders to join together and discuss, debate and pave the way for establishing long-term sustainable policies to strengthen their resilience to disasters as well as maintain local and global health security frameworks.
7-9 September 2016, 5th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users, Oslo, Norway
The leading International conference focused on the management of hepatitis among substance users. In 2015 INHSU decided to move to an annual symposium to keep pace with the rapid development of new therapies and exciting new research on HCV care among people who inject drugs.
8-9 September 2016, 1st World Sepsis Congress, Online.
The 1st World Sepsis Congress will take place completely online on September 8th and 9th, 2016, as a prelude and introduction to the fifth World Sepsis Day on September 13th, 2016. Participation is open to everyone with an internet connection and free of charge. In 13 distinctive sessions, over 70 speakers from over 20 countries will give 10-minute keynotes and presentations on the number one preventable cause of death worldwide: sepsis. After each talk, the speakers will answer live questions from the audience. Highlights include the Opening Session, titled "Sepsis - A Global Health Threat," with German Minister Helge Braun, Marie-Paule Kieny, Assistant Director-General of the WHO, Achim Steiner, former Under-Secretary General UN and Director of UNEP, and Joe Kiani, Founder & CEO of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation.
18th-22 September 2016, XIX International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria (ICTMM 2016), Brisbane Australia
ICTMM is the premier tropical medicine congress held internationally, with meetings held regularly since 1913. The Congress is an exciting opportunity for delegates to network and share knowledge in the areas of tropical medicine, malaria, parasitology, bacterial infections such as typhoid and tuberculosis, and viral infections such as HIV and dengue fever, infectious diseases, zoonoses, veterinary health, travel medicine and more. In 2016 the program will include international keynote speakers, oral presentations, posters, exhibition and social events. In addition social, cultural and economic aspects of health relevant to the tropics will be covered.
29 September - 1 October 2016, 10th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference 2016 - Gold Coast, QLD Australia
The Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference is the leading Asia-Pacific meeting addressing research and treatment around Viral Hepatitis. The Conference is held biennially and was first held in Sydney in 1997 and most recently in Alice Springs 2014.
The Conference currently attracts around 450 delegates from the viral hepatitis sector including Viral Hepatitis Specialists, Gastroenterologists, Physicians,General Practitioners, Nurses, Social Workers, Community Workers, Educators,Pharmaceutical Company Representatives, Basic Scientists, Infectious Disease Specialists, Researchers, National/State and Territory Government Agency Personnel, Non-Government Organisations Personnel, Regional/Area Health Authority Personnel, People Living with Viral Hepatitis.
4-7 November 2016, 6th International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance (IMED 2016), Vienna, Austria
For those whose work deals with threats from infectious agents, IMED 2016 will once again bring leading scientists, clinicians and policy makers to Vienna to present new knowledge and breakthroughs and discuss how to discover, detect, understand, prevent and respond to outbreaks of emerging pathogens. Sponsored and organized by ISID and ProMED. Website
7-10 November 2016, 8th Asian Congress of Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ACPID 2016), Bangkok, Thailand
ACPID 2016 will be held with the theme "Working Together to Safeguard Children." Pediatric Infectious Diseases are a worldwide medical problem. Thousands of physicians seek to prevent and treat these diseases by using the best information. So according to the theme of the Congress this is an opportunity to come and share recent informative data and also for networking with colleagues in pediatric infectious diseases around the world.
Ongoing Web Course: Travel Health 101 Introduction to Providing Pre-Travel Healthcare
This 6-hour course is always available online. Updated yearly and on an as-needed basis as vaccine information changes. Attendees can sign up online and will have 2 months to watch the course videos, plus they can contact the presenter with questions. CME / CNE approved.
23-26 October 2016, HIV Glasgow Congress, Glasgow, UK
At the SECC.
4-7 November 2016, International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance (IMED), Vienna, Austria
Planned session topics include: Methods and models of disease surveillance, detection and prediction; Lessons from the Ebola epidemic; Emerging zoonoses and snimal health threats; Biosecurity and agents of bioterrorism and biological warfare; Infections related to travel and migration of humans and animals; Vectorborne diseases; Epidemiology of emerging pathogens; Diagnostic tests for emerging pathogens; Foodborne and waterborne pathogens; Specific disease threats: Pandemics, influenza; Ebola and other viral hemorrhagic fevers, MERS coronavirus and others; Vaccines and therapeutics for emerging diseases; Climate change, social, political and economic factors in disease emergence; Epidemic preparedness and response.
7-10 May 2017, 8th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses (Focusing on Emerging & Transboundary Infectious Diseases), Manhattan, Kansas, USA.
The 8th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses in Kansas follows seven successful conferences, each of which provided an interdisciplinary forum for physicians, veterinarians, epidemiologists, immunologists, virologists, microbiologists, public health experts and others concerned with the ever increasing problems associated with the transmission of infectious diseases from animals to humans and the economic impact of transboundary diseases.