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GloPID-R at the European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health 2017

GloPID-R’s work in preparing and responding to infectious diseases will be presented during a session at the European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health 2017 (ECTMIH) in Antwerp, Belgium on October 19, 2017.

The European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health 2017

Line Matthiessen, GloPID-R Chair, Acting Director, Dir. E Health, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission, and Yazdan Yazdanpanah, GloPID-R Vice Chair, Director, French National Alliance for Life Sciences and Health (Aviesan), Institute ITMO I3M will lead the session “Preparing for the Next Epidemic: The Need for Global Collaboration.”

This session will discuss how preparedness research is an essential component of the public health response. Particular focus will be on strategies for early detection of infectious threats, data sharing during public health emergencies, and better coordination of research preparedness efforts.

The notable speakers include:

  • Marion Koopmans, GloPID-R Scientific Advisory Board Chair, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Topic: A Long-Term Agenda for Outbreak Research
  • Katherine Littler, GloPID-R Data Sharing Working Group Chair, Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom
    Topic: Data Sharing during Public Health Emergencies
  • TBC
    Topic: International Network of Research Centres (iNRC) Global Governance for Infectious Disease Preparedness
  • Herman Goossens, Coordinator of PREPARE project, Antwerp University, Belgium
    Topic: Clinical Trial Networks
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The GloPID-R Secretariat is a project which receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 874667.