TDR at American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

TDR news item
3 November 2017

TDR-supported research will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, being held 6-9 November in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition, a booth will provide access to the new online implementation research toolkit, plus information about upcoming research and grants.

Find us at booth 221, come get a luggage tag and talk to us about your work.

7 November

Panel session: Vector-Borne Diseases and the WHO Global Vector Control Response
Session 77
Panel session co-chaired by TDR Director John Reeder and Raman Velayudhan from the WHO Department of the Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases
Convention Center - Room 318/319/320 (Level 300); 10:15 – 12:00

Oral presentation: Determining the Optimal Dose of Moxidectin for Onchocerciasis via Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic (PK-PD) Modelling of Data from Healthy Volunteers and Patients with Onchocerciasis
Session 83 - Filariasis: Clinical
Convention Centre, Room 339/340 (Level 300), 10:30 – 10:45
(Abstract 762)

Poster: Efficacy and safety of praziquantel in preschool-aged African children with intestinal or urinary schistosomiasis - an individual-patient data meta-analysis
Poster Session B: Presentations and Light Lunch
Convention Centre, Hall F and G (Level 100), 12:00 – 13:45
(Abstract 1276)

8 November

Poster: Developing and operationalizing national-level early warning and response systems (EWARS) for dengue and other Aedes-borne arboviral diseases
Session 145 - Poster Session C: Presentations and Light Lunch
Convention Centre Hall F and G (Level 100), 12:00 – 13:45
(Abstract 1387)

9 November

Oral presentation: Characterizing Soil-Transmitted Helminth single and multiple infections Response to Treatment with benzimidazoles and other drugs
Session 182 - Intestinal and Tissue Helminths: Soil-Transmitted Helminths - Epidemiology and Control Convention Centre, Room 331/332 (Level 300), 8:30 – 8:45 (Abstract 1969)


For more information, contact:
Jamie Guth
TDR Communications Manager
Telephone: +41 79 441 2289
E-mail: guthj@who.int.