April 14-15, 2018: Annual conference on global health and innovation Conference takes place at Yale University

Unite for Site, a global health nonprofit, hosts its 15th Global Health & Innovation Conference (GHIC). This conference takes place annually at Yale University, in New Haven, CT. GHIC is the largest global health and social entrepreneurship conference in the world. It welcomes over 2,000 participants, including professionals and students, from all US states and 55 countries around the world. Participants represent all sectors of international development, global health, and social entrepreneurship.

Location: Yale University, New Haven, CT

Event webpage – Unite for Site

April 15-19, 2018: International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases in Melbourne

The International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases provides a forum for scientific, clinical and public health experts, as well practitioners and students, to hear the latest developments regarding pneumococcal disease.

The program includes components on vaccines, genomics, diagnosis, and epidemic outbreaks. Several of the sessions will focus on indigenous and vulnerable populations.

Event website – ISPPD

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July 1-5, 2018: World’s first malaria congress takes place in Melbourne

The inaugural World Congress on Malaria aims to unify and inspire the malaria community around a common sense of purpose, with a perspective that links malaria to the wider objectives of achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Session topics include innovation for the elimination of malaria, encouraging goal-driven leadership, and putting people at the center of malaria elimination. Organizers include senior representatives from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, the Nossal Institute for Global Health, and the Burnet Institute, as well as the regional malaria initiative APLMA.

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Website - World Malaria Congress

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July 1-4, 2018: Microbiology Conference

The Australian Society for Microbiology hosts its annual conference at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The conference will include sessions on antimicrobial resistance. Confirmed plenary speakers come from universities and medical research institutes in Australia, the US, and Austria.

Registrations for the conference opens on February 19, 2018.

Location: Brisbane, Australia

Event website – Australian Society for Microbiology

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July 18-20, 2018: Asia-Pacific Pharma Congress

The 15th Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Congress is to be held in Melbourne. With the theme of 'De Novo advancements in pharmaceutical sciences',  key conference tracks will include regulatory affairs, intellectual property rights, and phytochemistry.

Event website – Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Conference

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September 17-21, 2018: EDCTP 9th annual forum

The European and Developing countries Clinical Trial Partnership (EDCTP) annual forum will bring together African and European scientists, policy makers, funders, and global health partners in clinical research and development (R&D) for poverty-related diseases. The forum provides an opportunity for researchers to share new results and network with international colleagues.

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Website - EDCTP

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