FORUM: Over 20 Ifakara presentations at this year’s ASTMH conference

Nov. 15, 2020 08:00-21:00
FORUM: Over 20 Ifakara presentations at this year’s ASTMH conference
Screen grab of the ASTMH 2020 conference info. GRAPHIC | IHI/Coms

There are 28 presentations by Ifakara Health Institute (Ifakara) and collaborators at this year's Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), according to Ifakara Director of Science, Dr. Fredros Okumu.

The presenters include, Dr. Prosper Chaki, Dr. Saidi Jongo, Ramadhani Kamaka and Dr. Okumu himself. The conference events, happening virtually this year due to the COVID-19 challenge, runs for five days from November 15-19, 2020.

The ASTMH Annual Meeting draws tropical medicine and global health professionals representing academia, foundations, government, not for profit organizations, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, military and private practice.

The meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in tropical medicine, students and all healthcare providers working in the fields of tropical medicine, hygiene and global health.

The ASTMH is an educational conference that includes four pre-meeting courses and draws approximately 4,900 attendees. #