Join Swiss TPH at ECTMIH 2019!

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Visit us at our exhibition booth or one of our sessions at the European Conference for Tropical Medicine and International Health 2019. Every two years, ECTMIH brings together more than 1,500 scientists and experts from across the world.

The Congress provides a platform for sharing research and innovation in the field of tropical medicine and global health. Contacts are made, networks are strengthened, and new partnerships are formed.It also acts as a forum for reflection on the role of tropical medicine and global health, taking into account the biggest trends of the twenty-first century, such as human migration and climate change. There will be over 600 posters, 200 oral presentations, 30 organised sessions, as well as a multitude of workshops, symposia, social events and breakfast seminars.

Tuesday, September 17

HIV/AIDS-related knowledge and stigma among village health workers in rural Lesotho, Southern Africa: Analysis of data from get on research project (10.00 – 12.30 Sessions 558 T1)

Using country-specific modelling of malaria interventions for national strategic planning (16.00 – 18.30 Session 796 T1)

A behavior change model for latrine construction and use in rural Côte d'Ivoire (16.00 – 18.30 Sessions 132 T1)

District level malaria risk in mainland Tanzania: Developing a stratification approach for targeted malaria intervention strategies (16.00 – 18.30 Sessions 900 T1)

Wednesday, September 18

Snakebite management and the challenge of snake identification: Empowering neglected communities with artificial intelligence? (10.00 – 12.30 Sessions 778 T6)

How do you effectively facilitate health systems interventions? Lessons from a management strengthening intervention in Uganda, Ghana and Malawi (11.30 – 12.30 Sessions 515 T4)

Measuring the interaction of mosquitoes with biocide products using 3D infrared video tracking (14.00 – 15.30 Sessions 830 T2)

District health management and its association with district performance: a study of six districts in the eastern region of Ghana (14.00 – 15.30 Sessions 334 T4)

Post-university specialty training (PUST) of family doctors in Tajikistan (14.00 – 15.30 Sessions 457 T4)

Thursday, September 19

Automated "sample to answer" diagnostic platforms (MalVec-LabDisk / ArboVec-LabDisk) for improving the impact of vector control interventions (10.00 – 12.30 Sessions 769 T1)

Mental health and resilience, on and post arrival among Eritrean refugees in Switzerland: A cohort study (11.30 – 12.00 Sessions 680 T4)

Palestinian Health Research System: From system analysis to system strengthening (16.00 – 17.00 Sessions 637 T4)

Electronic data capturing for the WHO verbal autopsy instrument to facilitate routine cause of death monitoring (16.00 – 17.00 Sessions 1133 T4)

Feasibility and impact of leprosy post-exposure prophylaxis: Evidence from LPEP, a multi-country, 5-year implementation research program (16.30 – 18.30 Sessions 295 T1)

Sentinel surveillance through travellers: Evaluation of an FTA card based mosquito saliva trap for arbovirus monitoring (16.30 – 18.30 Sessions 963 T1)

Friday, September 20

The PARASAHARA project: Schistosomiasis Epidemiology and Control at the Lakes of Ounianga in the Sahara Desert in Chad (08.00 – 08.30 Sessions 600 T4)

Swiss TPH Social Event