ECTMIH 2023 - your daily schedule at a glance 

Sunday 19 November

ECTMIH Academy

A new initiative this year, ECTMIH Academy will offer a full day of workshops and training sessions to strengthen the academic, professional and creative skills of global health professionals.

Monday 20 November

15:00Registration desk opens
15:30Opening Plenary
17:30Welcome Reception

Tuesday 21 November

Registration desk, exhibition and poster areas open at 08:00; sessions include:

Climate justice and decolonizing global health
Federation of European Societies of Tropical Medicine and International Health
Planetary health and humanitarian crises response 
Médecins Sans Frontières
A hidden tragedy: why do so many people still die from lack of insulin?
Health Action International
Scenario-based workshop on climate change and pandemic threats
Pandemic & Disaster Preparedness Center
Mental health and well-being under the planetary health framework: transdisciplinary views and diverse context
Be-cause Health Planetary Health working group; Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore; Italian Institute for Planetary Health
Tuberculosis in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic: how to turn challenges into opportunities
EU Cooperation in Science and Technology; ADVANCE - TB
Climate, animals and humans: rethinking One Health
Società Italiana di Medicina Tropicale e Salute Globale; German Society for Tropical Medicine, Travel Medicine and Global Health; Swiss Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
Ethical partnerships for health worker migration: perspectives, interest, criteria
Clinical development of new anti-malarials
German Society for Tropical Medicine, Travel Medicine and Global Health
Infertility: the untold story and still neglected issue for men and women
Share-Net Netherlands;  Netherlands' Working Party for International Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health
Cost-efficient monitoring and evaluation of soil-transmitted helminths control programmes
Ghent University; Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam
Strongyloidiasis: challenges in endemic and non-endemic areas
IRCCS Verona; Leiden University Medical Center
Ensuring mother and child health care in a protracted crisis: the experience of Afghanistan
KIT Royal Tropical Institute
Developing national roadmaps for scaling-up integrated care – lessons to be learned from the SCUBY project
Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, in collaboration with the SCUBY consortium
Utilizing geospatial methods to drive health service delivery in the era of climate change
KIT Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam; Institute of Global Health & Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Geneva
Maternal health and non-communicable disease in low and middle-income countries
Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht; Equity in Health and Research Initiative Nigeria; Population Council, Washington DC; Population Council, Bangladesh
The challenge of schistosomiasis treatment in young children and pregnant women: example of freeBILy
Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine; Leiden University Medical Center
Closing the gap for children affected by neglected tropical diseases
Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative
Engage communities in prevention and control of non-communicable diseases
University Medical Centre Groningen, the Netherlands; Trnava University, Slovakia; University of Passau, Germany; HelpAge International; Age International, UK; Thay Nguyen University; Vietnam Health Strategy and Policy Institute, Vietnam;  University Sebelas Maret, Indonesia; University of Public Health, Myanmar
Global health physician specialization: field examples of sustainable collaboration training
Opleidingsinstituut Internationale Gezondheidszorg en Tropengeneeskunde 
Are you applying an intersectional lens to your work in sexual and reproductive health and rights?
Make Way consortium: Wemos; Liliane Fonds; VSO Netherlands
Monitoring and prognostics in paediatric critical care in low income settings: 'the future is predicting the future'
Amsterdam University Medical Center; Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development; Kamuzu University of Health Sciences, Malawi
Climate and health challenge
International Federation of Medical Students Associations
Fighting poor-quality medicine: acting on evidence in Indonesia and Afghanistan
Erasmus School for Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam; KIT Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam;  Migunani Association, Indonesia
The exposome and planetary health - multi-faceted data for a multi-faceted field
Utrecht University
Plastics in our air, water, and places: health effects and research challenges
Utrecht University
Building bridges in essential surgical care and education
Netherlands Society for International Surgery; Global Surgery Germany; CapaCare European Global Surgery collaboration UMC Utrecht; Wilhelmina Children's Hospital; Royal College of Surgeons England; G4 Alliance
Simulation of social justice: how games demonstrate health equity 
KIT Royal Tropical Institute
Reflecting on global health discourse: towards socially-just knowledge construction in global health programmes
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp

Wednesday 22 November 

Registration desk, exhibition and poster areas open at 08:00; sessions include

The new EU Global Health Strategy: implications for research
Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development; Barcelona Institute for Global Health; European Global Health Research Institutes Network
Racism, inequity, health and well-being: an urgent call for a European stance
Ghent University; University of Amsterdam; Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht; Belgian Lung and Tuberculosis Association
When the climate impacts our sexual and reproductive health and rights
Academic Network on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy
Climate change and gender-based violence
KIT Royal Tropical Institute
Advancing schistosomiasis control interventions towards elimination goals 2030;: innovative examples from eastern and central Africa using One Health and citizen science approaches
Swiss Society of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology; Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Measuring global access to essential medicines
Utrecht WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Policy and Regulation; WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Policy and Evidence Based Practice, School of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal; Health Action International
Innovating cervical cancer screening in low- and middle-income countries and vulnerable groups in Europe
University Medical Centre Groningen; Netherlands Female Cancer Foundation; t; Leiden University Medical Centre; Trnava University, Slovakia; Uganda Cancer Institute; Uganda Rural Development and Training; International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh; Friendship NGO Bangladesh
Community skin health events in Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Tanzania
No Leprosy Remains
Digital optical devices – a new development in parasite diagnostics
Leiden University Medical Center; Enaiblers, Uppsala, Sweden; University of Ghent
Advances of circulating anodic antigen detection for schistosomiasis diagnosis in non-endemic and endemic settings 
Leiden University Medical Center
Current and future landscapes on Buruli Ulcer and leprosy treatment
University of Zaragoza
Syndemic research: the road ahead viewed from the path travelled
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Health systems strengthening and innovation: what can high income countries learn from low- and middle income countries?
Netherlands Society for Tropical Medicine and International Health Working Group on Health in Developing Countries
Novel diagnostics for infectious disease in the tropics
Saarland University Medical Center
Towards more adaptive and equitable research cultures for tackling complex health challenges
Dutch Research Council; Dutch Research Agenda; Graduate Research on Worldwide Challenges PhD programme
Staying safe while working on sexual and reproductive health and rights in hostile environments
Justice for Prosperity Foundation
The burden of disease caused by onchocerciasis
Global Health Institute, University of Antwerp
Improving targeting, take-up, and prevention of cardiovascular disease in low-resource settings
Erasmus School of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Movement building for planetary health: the power of education and art
Planetary Health Hub NL; University of Exeter
Sacred nature: indigenous and religious views on the health of Planet Earth
University of Maastricht; Institute for Animal Ethics
ePLANET: a planetary health game for medical students
University Medical Center Utrecht
Improving practical training opportunities for students and young professionals
University of Saarland; Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene
Why planetary health risk analysis is necessary for environment and child health
Global Health Norway; Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Challenge your knowledge, perceptions and beliefs
Impact and intervention for mental health and neglected tropical diseases
No Leprosy Remains
Involving patients at different stages of product development and implementation for infectious diseases
Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative; Institut Pasteur de Tunis; Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento de Investigaciones Médicas Colombia; Medical University of Vienna; Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia; University of Oxford, UK
Prioritising environmental factors in global health procurement
IDA Foundation
Perinatal depression research in Africa
African Population and Health Research Center; University Medical Center Utrecht
Gynaecological oncology with a focus on breast and gynaecological cancer
University Medical Center Utrecht
Subnational burden estimation: methods and applications for locally tailored public health programme planning
KIT Royal Tropical Institute Amsterdam

Thursday 23 November

Registration desk, exhibition and poster areas open at 08:00; sessions include:

Migrant health: to screen or not to screen; this is the question
Federation of European Societies of Tropical Medicine and International Health; Società Italiana di Medicina Tropicale e Salute Globale; Swedish Society for Tropical Medicine; Société Francophone de Médecine Tropicale et Santé Internationale; ESCMID Study Group for Infections in Travellers and Migrants
Border violence, detention and pushbacks in Europe: a determinant of health?
Lancet Migration European Regional Hub; University of Heidelberg 
Research and development on novel drugs for nematode infections: insight from academia and product development partnerships working together in the EU-funded HELP project
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Challenges in global paediatric oncology
Emma’s Children Hospital, Amsterdam; University Medical Center Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam; Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology, Utrecht
Prevention and morbidity management of female genital schistosomiasis: how to optimise strategies to meet the neglected tropical diseases roadmap goals for schistosomiasis
Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine; Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Strengthening strategic planning and data for decision making in fragile and conflict-affected settings: methodological reflections and guidance
KIT Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam
Context matters: learnings from real-world implementation within maternal health in Malawi, Ethiopia, and Tanzania
PartoMa and Ethiopian Obstetric Surveillance System project
Advocacy successes: learning from youth climate movements and working towards intergenerational climate justice
International Federation of Medical Students Associations - Netherlands
The road towards optimizing the medical treatment for mycetoma
Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative
A focus on Malawi: schistosomiasis and its new One Health dimensions
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Refugee children: do we care?
Expertisecentrum Kinderen en Adolescenten Nieuw in Nederland
How do we best research and improve maternal and newborn health care in large cities? Case studies from sub-Saharan Africa
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp
How sexual and reproductive health and rights integration in medical curricula supports equitable and rights-based health around the globe
KIT Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, in collaboration with the FIGO/WATOG/IFMSA network, Association of private health schools Mali, Netherlands General Practitioner Advisory Group on Sexual Health
Contribution of multidisciplinary research to the equity and sustainability of social health insurance in Benin
PRD-ARCH Consortium, a research project financed by the ARES University Cooperation, coordinated by University of Liège, Belgium, University of Parakou, Benin
Technology and systems approaches for global health
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Women creating a flourishing future in planetary health
Royal Roads University, Canada
EAT-Lancet Commission: fair food transitions
University of Utrecht Pathways to Sustainability
Health, food, water and sustainability at the rural-urban interface in the global south
EWUU (Eindhoven University of Technology, Wageningen University & Research, Utrecht University and University Medical Centre Utrecht) Alliance
Climate change and health outcomes: extreme temperatures, air pollution and policy instruments
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Financial justice for health equity
The added value of a national global health strategy for addressing the impact of climate change on health
Dutch Global Health Alliance
How to scale up novel health interventions? An emerging field
KIT Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam
ECTMIH2023 is co-organised by University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht, Netherlands
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