CFP: Sick Cities or Healthy Habitats? Healthcare Challenges, Global Urbanization

Call for Abstracts: Sick Cities or Healthy Habitats? Facing the Healthcare Challenges of Global Urbanization

Uniting Streams is proud to announce its 10th Annual Symposium on research in International Health, entitled: ‘Sick Cities or Healthy Habitats? Facing the Healthcare Challenges of Global Urbanization’ to be held on Wednesday October 16th 2013 in the Royal Tropical Insitute (KIT) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The symposium is a collaborative effort between Uniting Streams, the Dutch Society of Tropical Medicine & International Health (NVTG), the Royal Tropical Insitute (KIT), the Public Health Services of Amsterdam (GGD-Amsterdam) and the association of Dutch tropical doctors-in-training (TROIE). It will bring together researchers, Public Health and Global Health Insitutes and health-oriented NGOs around the complex and diverse subject of Urban Health.

During the afternoon programme 2 sets of parallel sessions will take place with short oral presentations selected from submitted abstracts.

Researchers of all seniority, including (PhD) students, are invited to submit abstracts describing original research in any field of international health, including but not limited to: urban health, tropical medicine, poverty-related diseases (malaria, HIV, TBC), neglected (infectious) diseases, maternal & child health, nutrition, medical sociology/anthropology, medical entomology, health economics, health policy and health services research.

Abstracts should be submitted in English. Oral presentations will be selected on the basis of abstract quality. Send completed abstract forms to before September 13th, 2013.


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