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ISNTD Bites 2019

Programme

Vector control in public health programmes: from evidence base to disease control

8.30  //  Registration and networking breakfast reception

 

9.00  //  Welcome from the ISNTD & opening speech:

 

 

9.15  //  Session 1 - Evaluating the evidence base to incorporate vector control for NTD elimination

 

• Dr. Richard Allan (The MENTOR Initiative): Man-Made Conflict and Disease – a True Humanitarian Crisis

• Dr. Georgina Pearson (London School of Economics): Vector-borne disease control – incorporating biosocial approaches and new technologies?

• Rinki Deb (LSTM): Evidence driven decision making - VL elimination in India with the Disease Data Management System (DDMS+)

 

10.00 //  Panel discussion 1

 

 

10.30//  Coffee break

 

 

11.00 //  Session 2

 

Genetic approaches to inform vector control 

• Dr. David Weetman (LSTM): Genetic monitoring of sandflies for the evaluation of insecticides in India

• Dr. Ashwaq Alnazawi (LSTM): Characterizing mechanisms associated with pyrethroid resistance in Aedes aegypti in Saudi Arabia

 

Vector mapping, behaviour & ecology trends

• Dr. William Wint (University of Oxford): Mapping global disease vectors

• Dr. Seynabou Sougoufara (University of Keele): Malaria vector dynamics and human exposure in Senegal

• Dr. Cyril Caminade (University of Liverpool): Impact of El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) on regional climate and malaria vector dynamics in Tanzania

 

12.00 // Panel discussion 2

 

 

12.45 //  Lunch

 

 

13.30 //  Session 3 - Communication and community engagement for vector control

 

• Kamran Rafiq (ISNTD): Accelerating vector control with a World Dengue Day movement

• Dr. Derric Nimmo (IVCC):  The role of product development partnerships in controlling insect vectors of disease

• Dr. Franck Langevin (MAÏA): The MAÏA project: leveraging existing habits of African mothers to protect their families from malaria

 

14.30 // Panel discussion 3

 

 

15.00 //  Coffee break

 

 

15.20 //  Session 4 - Strengthening global partnerships & capacity to deliver vector control

 

• Dr. Anne Wilson (LSTM): Multisectoral vector control responses against NTDs

• Dr. Edward Thomsen (PIIVeC): Strengthening partnerships and capacity for vector control

• Dr. Akinsolu Folahanmi Tomiwa (Unversity of Debrecen, Hungary): Emerging resistance of Neglected Tropical Diseases; blueprints for future collaboration

 

 

16.20 // Panel discussion 4

 

 

16.45 //  Concluding remarks and next steps

Draft programme - subject to change

 

 

 

 

At ISNTD Bites :

 

 

Track an evolving field 

ISNTD Bites 2019 looks at the evolving threat from vectors and their diseases and draws on the multidisciplinary experience of researchers, industry and solutions providers to improve the understanding and response to vectors and disease.

 

 

Showcase latest research

ISNTD Bites draws upon experience across human and animal health and offers the platform to access and understand the future of the vector control field through thorough and evidence-based research.

 

 

Form commercial and research partnerships

In addition, ISNTD Bites offers the practical platform and international network to cement implementation partnerships in vector control.

 

 

Engage effectively within a focused

international network

 

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CLIMATE CHANGE

ADAPTATION

GLOBALISATION

EVOLUTION

ONE HEALTH

TRAPS

REPELLENTS

INSECTICIDES

SURVEILLANCE

RESOURCE MOBILISATION

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

APPS & NEW TECHNOLOGIES

DEET

RESISTANCE

MEASUREMENT

DATA GAPS

INTEGRATED VECTOR CONTROL

GENOMICS

STERILE INSECT TECHNIQUE

OLFACTORY MECHANISMS