ECTMIH 2019

The 11th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health will take place on 16–20 September 2019 at the Arena and Convention Centre (ACC), Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool, UK.

The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) is delighted to be hosting ECTMIH 2019 in Liverpool this September on behalf of the Federation of European Societies for Tropical Medicine and International Health (FESTMIH).

FIND’s Malaria & Fever programme, as well as FIND’s Neglected Tropical Diseases programme, will be presenting at the conference on Friday, 20 September 2019, from 10:30-12:00 in Track 1.

FIND session: New biomarkers for point-of-care malaria diagnostic tests
Topic Presenters
Current status of malaria biomarker candidates for diagnostics: a systematic review Xavier Ding & Seda Yerlikaya, FIND
Mining the saliva proteome – discovery, validation, and prototype design for a non-invasive rapid malaria diagnostic Timothy Hamerly, Johns Hopkins
Host severity markers to risk-stratify malarial and non-malarial febrile illness in children in sub-Saharan Africa Kevin Kain, University of Toronto
POSTER PRESENTATION 
An antigen detection rapid diagnostic test (RDT) to accelerate control and elimination of visceral leishmaniasis Albert Picado, FIND

Conference website