The Tropical Epidemiology Group at LSHTM is organising a conference to
mark 40 years since the formation of the Group. A distinguished panel of
30 international researchers has agreed to speak at the symposium, which
will focus on the current status of interventions against major tropical
diseases in the developing world and research priorities going forward.
Speakers include: Immo Kleinschmidt, Diadier Diallo, Brian Greenwood,
Peter Piot, Helen Weiss, Anatoli Kamali, Richard Hayes, Neal Alexander,
Peter Smith, Paul Fine, Peter Godfrey-Faussett, Helen McShane, Corinne
Merle, Simon Cousens, Betty Kirkwood, Shah Ebrahim, Shabbar Jaffar,
Kevin deCock and Tore Godal
• Malaria: from evidence to policy
• HIV: progress, pitfalls and promise
• Funder perspectives on intervention studies
• Community randomised trials: advances and challenges
• Decades of vaccines
• Tuberculosis: tools for elimination?
• Innovations in maternal, neonatal and child health
• Non-communicable diseases: the coming plague
• Daan Mulder memorial lecture: global health priorities and
• Research into practice: a funder's perspective
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