WorldLeish-6 Congress

About this event

May 16, 2017
May 20, 2017

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to announce that the scientific programme is now online

  • The 36 parallel sessions will address the wide landscape of leishmaniasis, from the latest updates on basic research to the impact of public health and control programmes, delivered by renowned experts from all over the globe. 
  • We would also like to highlight "Advocating for the future"- an innovative debate symposium that will gather politicians, scientists, and the philanthropic sector (Friday, May 19, 16:00-19:30).
  • Mr Alejandro Gaviria, Minister of Health of Colombia, will close the Congress with the conference "War and peace: health indicators" (Saturday, May 20, 12:00-12:45).

Oral Communications: We have received over 1400 abstracts which shows the strong interest of the leishmaniasis community in the WorldLeish6 Congress. 27 oral communication sessions are planned with worldwide experts. Click here ► to see all details on the oral communications sessions (speakers, timetables, etc.) 

Photo exhibition in Toledo: Do you have a photo of Leishmania to contribute to a photo exhibition on the disease for the citizens of Toledo? You can be part of it. Just send us your best photos before April 9th, 2017 and you will help make this neglected disease better known. Here to see Rules and terms of reference.

PLOS collection. PLOS launched a special collection of scientific articles on leishmaniasis. Many papers have been received following a call issued last year and the collection is now live with more than 20 papers already included and grouped into topics. More to come! More information here.

Online registration. The regular registration fee will apply until May 1, 2017. Don’t wait until the last minute to register or book your accommodation! Here to access the registration site

100 students initiative: More than 200 applications received. Click here ► to see the list of selected candidates.

Marca España: We are glad to announce that the Office of the High Commissioner of Marca España has given its support to WorldLeish6 in recognition of its contribution to the promotion of Spanish science and Spain´s image.

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you in Toledo in less than two months from now!


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