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October 24-27, 2018: The Hague hosts 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health

The city of The Hague and KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation host the 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health this year. The conference theme is 'Declaring our Rights: Social and Political Solutions', highlighting "the essential need" for a human rights approach and greater political commitment to eradicate tuberculosis and reduce the global threats of tobacco use, air pollution, and other lung diseases.

Location: The Hague, the Netherlands

Event website - KNCV Tuberculosis Fund

Netherlands Global health Global health R&D

October 31, 2018: AusBiotech 2018

The AusBiotech conference of life sciences will cover topics including clinical trials, strategies to help Australia continue to attract international health research and development (R&D),  and drugs and diagnostics for tropical diseases. 

Location: Brisbane, Australia

Conference website – AusBiotech

Australia Global health Global health R&D

November 5-6, 2018: Norway to host GFF replenishment conference

Norway, Burkina Faso, the World Bank, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will host the Global Financing Facility (GFF)'s replenishment conference November 5-6, 2018. This is the first replenishment conference for GFF since it was started in 2015. Today Norway is one of the seven largest contributors to GFF, with NOK600 million (US$ 71.4 million) per year. 

Location: Oslo, Norway

Announcement - Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in Norwegian)

Feb 19, 2019: Annual Australasian Aid Conference held in Canberr

The Development Policy Centre at the Australian National University (ANU), in conjunction with the Asia Foundation, host Australia's major annual aid conference, which brings together researchers from across Australia, the Pacific, Asia, and beyond to share insights, promote collaboration, and help develop the research community.

Headline speakers include Donald Kaberuka, Former President of the African Development Bank and Rwanda’s Minister of Finance, and Masood Ahmed, President of the Center for Global Development.

Location: Canberra, Australia

Website – ANU

Australia Agriculture Education Global health Nutrition

June 18, 2019: Australian government to organize Global Health Security Conference in Sydney

An inaugural Global Health Security Conference will be held in Sydney next year. Conference partners include the Australian government’s Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security, the New South Wales government, and the University of Sydney. The three-day conference will provide a venue for researchers, government officials, and international organizations to advance the health-security agenda. It aims to establish a health-security community of practice. It will also provide an opportunity for students to showcase their research.

Sectors involved include veterinary science, agriculture, medicine, and public health.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Event website - Global Health Security Conference

June 18, 2018: Global health security conference 2019

The University of Sydney and the Australian government’s Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security are sponsoring a global health security conference in June 2019. The program will focus on health emergencies, emerging threats, and challenges in governance and financing for global health security. Themes will include new technologies and partnerships for global health security. The conference aims to include government officials,  international organizations, civil society, and private industry.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Event website - ghs2019

June 18-20, 2019: First international conference on global health security to be held in Sydney

The Australian government and Sydney University host a global health security congress to allow international organizations, officials, researchers, students, and others to share news of the latest developments in health security. The main conference themes are health emergencies, emerging threats and challenges, partnerships for global health security, governance and financing, and new technologies and approaches.

The meeting will also consider creating a professional association for global health security.

Location: Sydney, Australia 

Conference website - GHS 2019

Australia Global health Global health R&D