The ZIKAction team is in Antwerp – Belgium, today, for the 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH).
Among collateral events, ZIKAction is joining the other 2 EU funded ZIKA Consortia , ZIKAlliance and Zika PLAN, for the Ethics Advisory Committe meeting.
ECTMIH brings together scientists and experts from Europe and from all over the world, including many delegates from low and middle income countries. This biennial event is patronised by FESTMIH, the Federation of European Societies of Tropical Medicine and International Health. Since the foundation of FESTMIH in 1995, consecutive ECTMIH conferences have been organised by the national societies and/or institutes of Germany (Hamburg 1995), UK (Liverpool 1998), Portugal (Lisbon 2002), France (Marseille 2005), the Netherlands (Amsterdam 2007), Italy (Verona 2009), Spain (Barcelona 2011), Denmark (Copenhagen 2013) and Switzerland (Basel 2015).
In 2017, the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) and the Belgian Platform for International Health (Be-Cause Health) will join hands with FESTMIH for the festive 10th edition. Building on the successes of previous meetings, it will consolidate ECTMIH’s standing as Europe’s leading conference and networking event in its field.