Call for Abstracts
4th African Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity
“Managing the spectrum of data generated during disease outbreaks and Biosecurity threats”
Freetown, Sierra Leone
September 26-28, 2018.
Global Emerging Pathogen Treatment Consortium (GET) in partnership with West African Task Force for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks (WATER) and Mothergold (MG) are organizing the 4th African conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity in Freetown Sierra Leone from 26 to 28 September 2018. The conference is an academic and policy based meeting that will address response mechanism to biological threats and increasing incidences of Emerging Infectious Diseases (EID) from a Continental perspective.
General Objective of the Conference:
To accelerate regional and continental political and public awareness of biological threats and align with international efforts such as the Biological Weapons Convention, United Nations, 1540 Security Council Resolutions, (IHR and PVS) and the One Health Paradigm that addresses such threats. Provide the impetus for adaptation of policies and practices that will maximize effective management of data generated during disease outbreaks.
The conference will focus on Seven (7) thematic areas. Abstracts on these and related topics are being solicited from academic, industrial and governmental organizations at the local, national, continental and international level. Abstracts of 200-300 words are being sought for both oral and poster presentations under the following thematic areas:
There will be 7 streams at the 4th meeting in sierra Leone:
NOTE: Although authors are requested to indicate their preference for oral or poster presentations, it may not be possible to accommodate all the requests.
GET can provide an invitation letter to assist with visa applications for international authors once abstracts have been accepted.
(The fee includes conference materials, coffee breaks and a lunch buffet)
Conference registration fees
$50 (Students- Normal delegate)
$150 (African Delegates -Normal Registration),
$300 (Non-African Delegates -Normal Registration)
The conference registration fee is free for students with accepted abstract.
Other delegates with accepted abstract will also have a 50% reduction in registration fee.