The BactiVac Network 3rd Annual Network Meeting

The BactiVac Network 3rd Annual Network Meeting will be held on 24 - 27 March 2020, in Kilifi, Kenya.

In collaboration with the KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP).

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The dynamic 4-day event builds on the success of BactiVac’s Inaugural Meeting in 2018 and 2nd Annual Network Meeting in 2019. The 2020 meeting is being held in Kenya to showcase research in an LMIC setting, and the facilities and environment where vaccine research is translated into real benefits to local communities. Registration is now open.

Hear from internationally renowned speakers from the world of bacterial vaccinology throughout a 2-day scientific programme, including:

  • Professor Samir Saha, Head of Microbiology Department, Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Bangladesh
  • Dr Beno Nyam Yakubu, Assistant Director, Clinical Trial Division, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nigeria
  • Dr Francis J. Ndowa, Specialist Venereologist-Dermatologist, Director, Skin & GU Medicine Clinic, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Dr Frederick Sawe, Acting Director, Kenya Medical Research Institute/United States Arm Medical Research Directorate-Africa/Kenya

Abstract Submissions:  Applications now open     (Applications close:  01 December 2019 23.59 hrs GMT)

Abstract submissions for poster presentation are invited from Network members – full details are available on our website. 

Travel Bursary:  Applications now open               (Applications close:  01 December 2019 23.59 hrs GMT)

BactiVac will offer financial support to attend the meeting to members – please see our website for further details and criteria for application.

Full details of the meeting are available on the website.

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