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CLOSED: EID 2010 - Thailand Conference on Emerging Infectious and Neglected Diseases

May 23, 2010 - 05:52 -- MalariaWorld Events

On behalf of the conference organizing committee, it is our great pleasure to welcome you to the Thailand Conference on Emerging Infectious and Neglected Diseases, organized by the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) and many allied organizations in Thailand.

 

Date: 3-4 June 2010

Venue: Amari Orchid Resort and Tower, Pataya, Thailand

Deadline early bird registration: 31 May 2010

 

During the last few decades; outbreaks of new emerging infectious diseases such as SARs, Avian influenza and influenza H1N1 2009 have occurred throughout the world. These well recognized diseases have catastrophic effects on, not only human health, but the worldwide economy. Thailand is one of countries that has experience minimizing the effect of the pandemic from Avian influenza and influenza H1N1 2009. However, those mentioned diseases are not majority health problem among the Thai population. More common, yet neglected diseases such as malaria, dengue and tuberculosis play important roles in the health situation in Thailand.

 

National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) is one of organizations supporting and granting researchers for the research development of influenza, malaria, dengue and tuberculosis. Therefore, NSTDA is organizing Thailand Conference on Emerging Infectious and Neglected Diseases during 3-4 June, 2010 at Amari Orchid Resort&Tower Pattaya Chonburi, Thailand as a stage to provide opportunities for researchers in mentioned fields to exchange information and experiences, which could lead to further research collaboration. With the hope that this collaboration could contribute valuable knowledge for control and prevention programs to cope with both those emerging infectious and the more common, neglected diseases.

 

Participants are also welcome to submit abstract for presentation in the parallel session of each disease. Moreover, as the conference aims to exchange information, participants will have the great opportunity for delightful discussions with well-known researchers from various countries.

 

Theme of Symposium:

  • Influenza and avian influenza
  • Dengue
  • Malaria
  • Tuberculosis
  • Other EIDs

For more information see our website or contact the secretariat: eid2010@nstda.or.th