Call for Abstracts: NVTG symposium 2018

Posted by Share-Net NL on August 13, 2018 at 8:46 am

NVTG symposium 2018: 

HUMAN RESOURCES, RESEARCH and RIGHTS: Ethical dilemmas in Global Health

Together with the NVTG working Groups, Uniting Streams and Troie, and external partner Wemos, the NVTG organizes its yearly symposium in the Rode Hoed, Amsterdam. Just as at the legendary Alma Ata symposium in 1978, guaranteeing access to health care is at the centre of attention. Overall theme is ethical dimensions and dilemmas in Global Health. Keynotes will speak on shortages in the health workforce, ethical dilemma’s in global health research and human rights and global health. In the afternoon parallell sessions, abstracts will be presented and several working groups will participate.


During the afternoon programme, parallel sessions will be reserved for oral presentations selected from submitted abstracts. Researchers of all seniority, are invited to submit abstracts describing original field research in any subject of Global Health, including, but not limited to urban health, non-communicable diseases, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), poverty-related diseases (malaria, HIV, TB, etc), communicable diseases, neglected tropical diseases, medical sociology/anthropology, entomology, health economics, health policy and health systems research.

Early career researchers (Master or PhD students) are particularly encouraged to submit an abstract. Abstracts should be submitted in English. Oral presentations will be selected on the basis of abstract quality. You will find more information on the format of your abstract on www.

Closing date submission of abstracts: September 14th, 2018.

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