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May 31, 2018: Tuberculosis Research Excellence Symposium

The Tuberculosis Centre of Research Excellence is holding its 6th annual Research Excellence Symposium this May. The symposium will cover Australian tuberculosis (TB) strategies, as well as TB control in Indonesian Papua and in Papua New Guinea. Topics include advances in active case findings, an update on the diagnosis of drug-resistant TB, and barriers to implementation science.

The program includes speakers from the Centre for International Health at the University of Otago, New Zealand, the Burnett Institute in Melbourne, and the Wellcome Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Africa.

Registration is free but essential.

Location - Australia

Event website - Eventbrite 

 

 

June 5, 2018: National Immunization Conference 2018

The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) is holding its second yearly National Immunization Conference. The theme of the conference will be “gains, gaps, and goals” in immunization for all. Topics will include improvements in vaccine coverage, gender neutral HPV vaccination, and vaccination uptake by disadvantaged groups.

Location:  Adelaide, Australia

Event website - PHAA

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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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