Neglected tropical diseases

Upcoming events/information



Sixty-seventh World Health Assembly
Date: 19–24 May 2014
Venue: World Health Organization and Palais of the United Nations
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget.


6th International Course on African Trypanosomiasis
Date: 9–27 June 2014
Venue: “Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale”, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Jointly organized by WHO and the ‘Association against trypanosomiasis in Africa’ the aim is to provide training to health workers who lead elimination campaigns in the field. This course is a follow-up workshops held between 200 and 2009 in Marseilles, Lyon, Lisbon, Tunis and Nairobi.


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10 April 2014 11:06 CEST