Conference 2021

Event Date:

27 Oct 2021

Event Time:

10:00 AM

Event Location:

Civic Center , Lagos

The Civic Center, Lagos

Address: Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Opposite 1004, Victoria Island

The conference thematic areas are as follows:

  • The need for a Vaccine strategy for emerging infectious diseases in Africa, with the following sub-themes:
    1. COVID-19 vaccine – progress and prospects
    2. Developing a COVID-19 vaccine strategy for Africa
    3. Role of African governments and indigenous vaccine manufacturers in vaccine R&D
    4. Challenges and prospects of vaccine R&D for emerging infectious diseases
  • The importance of genomics research in addressing biosecurity threats in Africa
    1. genomics for the management of infectious diseases and epidemics
    2. Precision medicine
    3. Addressing genomics and bioinformatics research gap in Africa
    4. Ethics of genomics research
  • Emerging Infectious Diseases as an accelerating phenomenon and the aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic, with the following sub themes:
    1. Sustainable infectious diseases, preventive measures and community engagement
    2. Post COVID-19 recovery strategies
    3. Clinical trials (update)
    4. One Health
    5. Anti Microbial Resistance (AMR).
    6. Plasma and a Plasmapheris agenda for Africa (update)
    7. Infectious disease burden and trends across Africa (Lassa, Yellow Fever, COVID-19)
  • Biosecurity and Biothreat Reduction in Africa: with the following sub- themes:
  1. Biosecurity and biosafety in Africa: Lessons from COVID-19
  2. Bioethics in Africa
  3. Ethical/Regulatory Issues specifically for Africa in relation to biosecurity
  4. Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA)
  5. Public health crisis management in megacities
  6. International biosecurity Conventions: Biological Weapons Convention and United Nations 1540 Security Council Resolution

(5) Biobanking infrastructure, with the following sub-themes:

  1. Lagos biobank project
  2. Importance of a biobank during a pandemic
  3. Biobanking Networks (H3Afica, etc.) and societies (ISBER, ESBB, BBMRI, etc.)

(6) The Cultural, Anthropological, Social and Economic Impact of Emerging Infectious

Diseases (CASE), with the following sub themes:

  1. African cultural practices and management of biosecurity threats
  2. Community engagement in the fight against emerging infectious diseases
  3. Ethics and the management of EIDs in Africa
  4. Contextualising policy approaches and intervention strategies to fit local responses to biosecurity threats in Africa

(7) Other emerging issues with the following sub themes:

  1. aClimate change and biosecurity threats in Africa
  2. Harnessing the digital revolution and digital platforms to advance biosecurity in Africa

Abstract submission

A 200-300 word electronic abstract must be submitted latest by 30th of July, 2021. Kindly submit your abstract via  bobadoyed@getafrica.org. Specify platform or poster presentation preference. You will be notified of the fate of your submission by 15th of August, 2021.

Important Dates to note:

  • Abstract submission due: July 30, 2021.
  • Abstract acceptance notifications: August 15, 2021.

Click the link to submit your Abstract: https://getjournal.org/conference-2021-abstract-submission/

A 200-300 word electronic abstract must be submitted latest by 30th of July, 2021. Kindly submit your abstract via  bobadoyed@getafrica.org. Specify platform or poster presentation preference. You will be notified of the fate of your submission by 15th of August, 2021.

Important Dates to note:

  • Abstract submission due: July 30, 2021.
  • Abstract acceptance notifications: August 15, 2021.

Click the link to Submit your Abstract: https://getjournal.org/conference-2021-abstract-submission/

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Event Location:

Total Seat: 700 (698 Left)
  • Civic Center
  • Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Opposite 1004, Victoria Island 100001
  • Lagos
  • Lagos
  • Nigeria

Event schedule details

Wednesday,27 Oct 2021 10:00 AM Friday,29 Oct 2021 06:00 PM
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