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This is an International event of its kind to assess topics revolving around EID, Biosecurity and Biothreat Reduction, Public Learning and Understanding of Science, as well as Vaccine strategy for the Ebola belt of Africa.
The conference will drawn in the latest health developments across Africa; assessing current reforms, indigenous response mechanism to biological threats,increasing incidences of Emerging infectious Diseases and Pathogens, align these with the evolving Global Partnership Program (GPP), Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), the “One Health” paradigms developed by the WHO, OIE, FAO and more recently the global security agencies.
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Thought leaders and experts from the health sectors and industries once again will take the keynote stage at the Conference. To provide dynamic thought leadership in conference sessions and keynote addresses you won’t want to miss. See Keynote Speakers
Testimonials from the last conference.
The forum was an opportunity to develop, a plan to accelerate the evaluation of Ebola treatments and in particular the use of convalescent plasma as well as potential vaccines in West Africa but also to make sure that African voices and leadership are considered and repositioned for the control of this outbreak.
A truly unique event, rich in content and quality. Presentations and panel discussions were quite relevant. Excellent concept, planning and organization.
Aside being successful in bringing together high level African and international stakeholders and being rich in scientific content, it most importantly demonstrated that African researchers and policy makers are now more and more willing to take charge of addressing some of the health challenges that face the continent.
Critical to understanding how EVD and emerging infectious diseases play out on the global stage. This conference is highly recommended for researchers, civil society, policy makers, and students who want to expand their understanding of EVD and other emerging infectious diseases”
The conference was able to develop plans to accelerate the evaluation of Ebola treatments and potential vaccines in West Africa but also to make sure that African voices and leadership are considered and repositioned for the control of this outbreak.
Of significance was the Dakar Declaration that the Conference came up with at the conclusion of the meeting some of which have been implemented. It was an excellent wake up call to our political leaders to harness science, technology and innovation to all aspects of the African endeavours.
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